A consulting firm has to decide how to sell their clients hedge fund investments in the secondary market, and thinks about her future. Shelley was aa European capital consulting firm, which strengthened in the hedge fund secondary market, a market in 2008 with the global financial crisis. Shelley had identified four final candidates for the $ 84.5 million portfolio of illiquid hedge fund holdings that one of their customers had been commissioned to sell them and to whom they now had to decide … Read more »

A consulting firm has to decide how to sell their clients hedge fund investments in the secondary market, and thinks about her future. Shelley was aa European capital consulting firm, which strengthened in the hedge fund secondary market, a market in 2008 with the global financial crisis. Shelley had the last four candidates for the $ 84.5 million portfolio of illiquid hedge fund investments that one of their customers had been commissioned to sell them and had now, to whom they should sell the companies to decide if they should be separated in portfolio identified, or if they should postpone the sale. At the same time they had to decide on their future business. The financial crisis was behind the extraordinary growth of the hedge funds’ secondary market, nor could follow another crisis and boost the secondary market again. The direction in which Shelley should participate as soon as the hedge fund industry fully recovered? But what if a second global crisis, the hedge fund industry threw into disorder again?
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from
Luis M. Viceira,
Elena Corsi,
Ruth Dittrich
Source: Harvard Business School
25 pages.
Release Date: 28, June 2011. Prod #: 211112-PDF-ENG
Shelley Capital and the hedge fund secondary market HBR case solution