Bringing managers and investors together to set standards for the alternative investment industry

About the HFSB

Established in 2008, the HFSB is a standard-setting body for the alternative investment industry and custodian of the Hedge Fund Standards. The HFSB provides a powerful mechanism for creating a framework of transparency, integrity and good governance which improves how the alternative investment industry operates, facilitates investor due diligence and complements public policy.

The HFSB and the Standards are supported by managers accounting for over US$ 1tn in AUM. In addition, the HFSB’s Investor Chapter includes over 60 major international investors, including pension and endowment funds, sovereign wealth funds and funds of funds.

The Standards are established and updated through a collaborative process that brings together managers and investors to agree practical, responsible standards of practice in areas such as disclosure, valuation, risk management, fund governance and shareholder conduct.

The HFSB is a non-profit organisation governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of leading managers and investors. As a standard-setting organisation, the HFSB does not act as a trade association on behalf of any specific party.

To view the HFSB general presentation, please click here.