Hedge Fund Predictions for the New Year

Typically we do not comment non-law related hedge fund news stories.  However, we’d like to point attention to a very good article which opines on the likely trends for the hedge fund industry in 2009.  This article will be good reading for those managers who are starting a hedge fund in 2009.  The following are the takeaways from the article:

– Market neutral strategies to see increased demand
– Trend toward less leverage
– Investors are expected to ask for increased transparency and liquidity
– Short biased funds will be popular
– Commodity programs will become more popular
– Shrinking assets until end of Q2
– Institutional investors expected to dominate investor landscape

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