Low-end Passive hedge fund research, index & database providers
Hedge Fund Research
Midrange General investment consultant providing advice primarily on hedge fund-of-funds manager selection
Wurts & Associates
Stratford Advisory Group
More sophisticated midrange Hedge funds of funds and some single-strategy hedge fund manager selection for direct investments
Consultant-built HFoFs Consultant-created HFoFs (implemented consulting) HFoFs portfolio managed on a discretionary or non-discretionary basis
Angeles Investment Advisors
High sophistication Specialist alternative investment consultant with intense focus on single-strategy hedge fund manager selection, lesser focus on HFoF manager selection
Highest sophistication Hedge fund-of-funds managers offering full consulting services for institutions including customized funds, risk management, single-strategy hedge fund manager selection for direct investments
Rock Creek Group
J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Mgmt.
Goldman Sachs Asset Mgmt.
Companies listed are representative of firms offering these services. The list is not intended to be comprehensive.