Inflation’s impact on hedge funds


Neil Wilson on whether hedge funds would survive an inflationary spiral

By Neil Wilson

nullSeveral speakers at this year’s EuroHedge Summit, the European hedge fund industry’s annual gathering in Paris, expressed marked optimism about the unfolding opportunity for hedge funds in various asset classes, creating a palpable buzz among the nearly 900 delegates in attendance.

That said, several other speakers expressed numerous concerns about uncertainties in the outlook for the future. These were partly to do with the likely array of new regulatory requirements facing the industry around the world. But they had more to do with some deep worries