Keeping pace with frantic change isn't getting easier


If there was ever evidence that increasing maturity isn't sapping vitality or vibrancy from the hedge fund industry, it's the level of activity afoot this summer.

Typically, June signals the beginning of the doldrums. Calls from investors and brokers alike begin to die down, allowing New York hedge fund managers to start arranging their weekend helicopter rides to the Hamptons early.

However, everything is different this year. Jumpy markets are keeping managers on their toes and new blockbuster launches are popping up all over the place, keeping investors on theirs.

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