Bringing managers and investors together to set standards for the hedge fund industry

How to become a signatory

  • Complete and email the Application and Information forms.
  • Start your due diligence (2-6 months). The Standards are available in PDF andĀ Excel.
  • Upon achieving conformity, email the completed Conformity Statement.
  • As part of the comply-or-explain approach, make available to investors a Disclosure Statement that explains the reasoning for not complying with any specific Standards. Contact the HFSB for the template or use your own.
  • Upon receiving the Conformity and Disclosure Statements, the HFSB issues a kiteĀ mark valid for 12 months. Conformity should be renewed annually.

Managers wishing to discuss becoming a Signatory can contact info@hfsb.org.