Opinion

What Whitney had to tell us about hedge funds

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Even as closures accelerate, cult managers leave behind deep influences for the stars of tomorrow

By Aradhna Dayal

nullFor those of us who grew up listening to Whitney Houston’s soaring vocals and spine-tingling renditions of her 1990s classic ‘I Will Always Love You’, her untimely demise this month was a great shock.

For the fallen singer’s tragic story has every element of a Hollywood classic: immense talent, a euphoric rise to stardom, grappling with success, and finally a losing battle with the dark side of fame and stardom.

The story of many an Asian hedge fund is not very dissimilar. For those of us that have seen the