Hedge Fund Management – The High Water Mark

A high water mark is a tool used by hedge fund managers to align their interests with those of their investors. The high water mark sets a threshold wherein an investor will not be charged a performance fee by the manager for past under-performance.

Watch the video below for more information on what a high water mark is, how a hedge fund uses one while calculating performance and what it means to the industry. This video also covers why it was put into place by hedge fund managers for investors.

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