Panel debate: Hedge fund CEOs – opportunities in a changing world
Wed May 25, 2011
Operating in a much-changed industry
A high-quality panel of prominent hedge fund CEOs began by
considering whether, post-crisis, the hedge fund industry has
turned a corner.
|CEOs Paul Ruddock, Manny Roman, Klaus Jäntti
and Peter Harrison discuss the key issues, challenges and
opportunities facing the industry
RWC chief executive Peter Harrison answered: "Yes, but not
indisputably and not everywhere." The environment is more
benign than it was two years ago, he said, and managers have
been reminded that they are fiduciaries - which he viewed as a
positive development. "I'd say we're on the mend, but we're
probably not out of hospital yet," he added. "It's a very
different industry now."
Lansdowne co-founder Paul Ruddock pointed to a greater focus
on counterparty risk and said that risk management standards
have generally improved a great deal - all of which was helping
to create a stronger industry - while Brummer CEO Klaus
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