Interactive Brokers' Hedge Fund Marketplace is an online version of a traditional Capital Introduction program and is designed to allow hedge funds who use IBKR as their principal prime broker to market their funds to IBKR clients who are Accredited Investors and Qualified Purchasers, as well as to other hedge funds who already market their funds to IBKR clients at the Hedge Fund Marketplace.
The minimum investment for most independent funds participating in the Hedge Fund Marketplace is USD 25,000. However, some funds may have a larger minimum investment requirement.
IRA accounts are not eligible to invest in participating Hedge Funds.
Information provided in the Hedge Fund Marketplace (including any articles or commentary posted by the hedge funds) is provided by the hedge funds themselves and not by Interactive Brokers. The information is NOT a recommendation by Interactive Brokers that you should invest in hedge funds or in these particular hedge funds.
The hedge funds are independent of Interactive Brokers and Interactive Brokers does not make any representations or warranties concerning the past or future performance of the hedge funds or the accuracy of the information provided by the hedge funds. Investing in hedge funds is risky. Interactive Brokers does not conduct any "suitability" review to make sure that any hedge fund investment is suitable for you. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Hedge funds are highly speculative and investors may lose their entire investment. Also, interests in hedge funds are generally not transferable and hedge funds may restrict your ability to withdraw your funds quickly. Hedge funds generally calculate the value of your investment monthly or quarterly and unlike mutual funds are not required to provide regular pricing or valuation information to investors. Hedge funds may involve complex tax structures and delays in distributing tax information to investors. Hedge funds often charge high fees.