EuroHedge Summit 2012 report: Challenges abound as industry leaders come together in Paris

Thu May 24, 2012


The message coming out loud and clear from the annual EuroHedge Summit in Paris in late April was a simple and stark one: after two bad years out of the last four, the pressure is on hedge funds to deliver for investors, in what could be a pivotal time for the industry as a whole


Keynote: Persio Arida – BTG Pactual
Keynote: Kyle Bass – Hayman Capital Management
Keynote: Guillaume Rambourg – Verrazzano Capital
Panel: Macro
Panel: CEOs
Panel: Investors
Panel: Transparency and hedge funds: Shifting standards to a new paradigm
Panel: Regulation: The good, the bad and the downright stupid
Panel: CTAs: What is the future(s)?
Panel: Credit/distressed/event – The big opportunity?
Panel: Volatility and tail-risk strategies
Stream: Start-ups, seeding and capital raising
Stream: Equity market neutral and quant strategies
Sovereign insolvencies, hyper-inflation, renewed recessions, currency collapses, political crises, volatile commodity prices, excessive regulation and the long-term impact of the vast economic stimulus programmes being conducted by most major central banks were among the many concerns and fears on the radar screens of hedge fund industry leaders this year as they came together for the annual two-day EuroHedge Summit in Paris last month.

Held at its traditional setting of the Palais de la Bourse in the heart of an overcast, chilly and at times stormy French capital...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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