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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...