Hedge Fund Compensation Rises Despite Firms’ Lagging the Market

Alpha’s 2014 compensation survey shows bigger packages, particularly bonuses, down through the ranks, fueled by performance and management fees. Already, this year looks tougher.

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Hedge fund firms generally had little to boast about in 2013, with the industry trailing a racing stock market and long-short managers hamstrung by their short positions. But there was good news: compensation. Fueled by fat bonuses, total compensation for senior portfolio managers rose 27.6

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