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  1. Titan Dahl's hedge fund's website" or
  2. Titan Dahl hedge fund's website

Methinks the second is correct. I need to know which of the sentences above is correct as I add plenty of references to an online encyclopedia. In this case, it's the website that belongs to a hedge fund that belongs to Titan Dahl that is being referenced.

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    Between the two, the first is correct: it's the website that belongs to a hedge fund that belongs to Titan Dahl. However, depending on what is actually meant to be expressed, it could also be (and would seem more natural to me to be) Titan Dahl's hedge-fund website. In other words, the hedge-fund website that belongs to Titan Dhal. What is it that is actually being referenced? Jul 29, 2019 at 20:12
  • @Jason Bassford : In this case, it's the website that belongs to a hedge fund that belongs to Titan Dahl that is being referenced.
    – John Smith
    Jul 30, 2019 at 8:08

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There is no problem having as many possessives as are required to describe a situation.

From the question:

In this case, it's the website that belongs to a hedge fund that belongs to Titan Dahl that is being referenced.

So, in reverse order:

  1. A hedge fund that belongs to Titan Dhal: Titan Dahl's hedge fund.
  2. The website that belongs to a hedge fund: Hedge fund's website.

Putting that together:

Titan Dahl's hedge fund's website.

This matches the first sentence in the question, making it the more accurate description.

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