The SEC a decade ago relaxed some of the stiff rules around hedge funds and private equity firms. Starting with Fortress Investment Group (FIG) in 2006, some of the larger funds have started to list equity in their firms on public exchanges. While only a couple of dozen have the organizational characteristics to do so, it does present the individual unaccredited investor an opportunity to invest with some of the top money managers of all-time.
As someone who has worked for various investment companies over the years, some public and some private, I have a decent knowledge of the management structure and thinking in many of these types of organizations.
Och-Ziff (OZM) was founded...
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