Opinion

Is too much transparency bad for your health?

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Once an investor has been given the transparency they desire, are they then liable if and when something should go wrong?

By Niki Natarajan

Institutional investors pushed and pushed and pushed for it. And now for the most part they have it. Transparency it would seem is more important than performance to some. Institutional investors of course deny this as they continue to complain that hedge fund returns are just not what they used to be.

And in part it is these pretenders that are to blame; those that eschewed hedge funds during the dark times of information opacity where the returns were abundant. After all if you put everything on show then there is