Alfred W. Jones

Hedge Fund Fees Going Down

November 17, 2018 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Ever since Alfred Winslow Jones created the first hedge fund in history, hedge funds have charged their customers according to the famed 2 and 20 fee structure. Anecdotally, it is said that AW Jones and Company charged 20% of profits and a 2% management fee based on the exploits of the Phoenician sea captains who […]

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Hedge Fund History

May 7, 2009 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

For the curious among us, here is a brief history of hedge funds. A man named Alfred W. Jones is credited with creating the first hedge fund in the year 1949. He was not only a financial journalist but an author and sociologist as well. Jones’ understanding of price fluctuations of individual assets considered two […]

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