What Hedge Funds Spend on Compliance

According to a report just released by KPMG International, the Managed Funds Association and the Alternative Investment Management Associationlobal hedge fund managers are spending more than 7% of their total operating costs and more than 10 basis points (as a percentage of assets under management) on compliance — amounting to $700,000 annually for small firms, $6 million for medium firms and more than $10 million for the largest ones.