EuroHedge Summit 2012 report: Challenges abound as industry leaders come together in Paris
Thu May 24, 2012
The message coming out loud and clear from the annual EuroHedge Summit in Paris in late April was a simple and stark one: after two bad years out of the last four, the pressure is on hedge funds to deliver for investors, in what could be a pivotal time for the industry as a whole
Sovereign insolvencies, hyper-inflation, renewed recessions, currency collapses, political crises, volatile commodity prices, excessive regulation and the long-term impact of the vast economic stimulus programmes being conducted by most major central banks were among the many concerns and fears on the radar screens of hedge fund industry leaders this year as they came together for the annual two-day EuroHedge Summit in Paris last month.
Held at its traditional setting of the Palais de la Bourse in the heart of an overcast, chilly and at times stormy French capital...
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