The three 'Rs' dominate the debate at EuroHedge Summit

Thu May 30, 2013

Chris Hohn: "The hedge fund industry is doing a disservice to itself by putting risk before return."

Risk, returns and regulation were the three over-riding themes dominating the debate among hedge fund industry leaders this year as they came together for the annual two-day EuroHedge Summit in Paris last week.

Held at its traditional setting of Palais de la Bourse in the heart of a wintry and unsettled French capital on May 21-23, the 10th EuroHedge Summit brought together 750 leading figures from the global hedge fund community and the broader finance industry at a time of major changes and challenges across the financial, economic, political and social spheres.

Under the title of 'Strategies for a Complex World', a high-level audience heard keynote speeches from The Children's Investment Fund founder Chris Hohn, Toscafund chief Martin Hughes and Balysany Asset Management founding partner Taylor O'Malley - as well as a series of panel discussions covering a wide range of strategy, industry and business issues.

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