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The macro session was followed by an engaging and thought-provoking panel featuring four long-established hedge fund CEOs and business-managers, who came together to debate the big challenges facing the industry in a turbulent, fast-changing and unpredictable world.
Sir Paul Ruddock, Jonathan Lourie, Manny Roman, Barry Goodman, Robert Mirsky
The panel comprised Barry Goodman of US-based systematic trading firm Millburn Ridgefield Corporation, Jonathan Lourie of Cheyne Capital Management, Manny Roman of Man GLG and Sir Paul Ruddock of Lansdowne Partners.
Taking in barriers to entry, investor requirements and increased regulation among other issues, the session covered a broad range of topics representing some of the most pressing concerns for individual hedge fund firms, the executives that manage them and the industry at large.
As moderator, KPMG’s Robert Mirsky began by noting that 2011 was a less than perfect year for hedge funds, and asked whether 2012 would be...