Introduction

Thu Apr 23, 2009



Barry Cohen, features and special reports editor, and Neil Wilson, editorial director, HedgeFund Intelligence

After coping remarkably well with the challenges of 2007, the global hedge fund industry faced an extraordinarily difficult year in 2008. Tumultuous market conditions, resulting from the devastating impact of the worldwide credit crunch, meant that hedge fund managers were forced to devise survival strategies in order to cope with the most difficult environment in the history of the industry.

According to the estimates compiled by HedgeFund Intelligence, the stark figures illustrate the current state of the industry. By the end of 2008,...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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