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Baronsmead survey reveals changing insurance trends


Baronsmead Partners, the specialist risk consultant and insurance broker to the alternative investment industry, has carried out its second hedge fund insurance benchmarking survey showing the changing trends for professional indemnity (PI) and directors’ and officers’ liability (D&O) insurance at a time of heightened market, investor and regulatory risk.

The firm surveyed UK hedge fund managers and insurers between November 2011 and April 2012 – widening the scope of the survey this time to include responses from nine leading hedge fund insurers. There were also a number of in-depth interviews with hedge fund COOs, general counsels and managers