Globalization is proving inevitable


Globalization, like institutionalization, is an old idea that is becoming much more of a reality in the hedge fund world, altering the way many in the industry do business today and think about tomorrow.

We at Absolute Return normally impose a bit of provincialism on ourselves, leaving most of the coverage of Europe to our sister publication EuroHedge, and Asia to another HedgeFund Intelligence title, AsiaHedge. Except for featuring a letter on European and Asian issues from our editorial director Neil Wilson, Absolute Return has stuck mostly to its own knitting, which is reporting on the U.S. hedge