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Survey shows hedge fund managers have strong commitment to family, healthy living and philanthropic lifestyle

Monday, March 12, 2012

From Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia - In a move that illustrates how much more thorough investors are becoming in their due diligence process, a new survey of investment managers that has just been done shows that the latter have generally strong commitment towards family and living a healthy, well-rounded, philanthropic lifestyle.

The result of the survey was contained in the new annual Character and Lifestyle Assessment Investment Survey (CLAS), which was a collaboration between Tradex Global Advisors and The Wealth and Family Management Group .

The survey focuses on subjects such as: value systems, health and wellness, work/life balance, leadership, philanthropy and ethics, and was designed to assess investment risk for family offices, foundations, consultants, endowments, pension funds and high net worth investors.

It was done in response to the widespread clamor from investors in hedge funds and alternative investment products for more information, data, and research on the qualitative and subjective performance of investment managers, especially in an era when they have been burned by poor judgment and ethical lapses that have left significant losses in their wake.

Tradex, which is based in Greenwich, CT, has been conducting quantitative and qualitative research for investors on the operational due diligence and trading ac......................

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