Hedge funds in the post-07 age: back to basics

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A crisis of the magnitude of the current mortgage industry and the subsequent credit crunch creates huge opportunities for hedge funds, provided they can swiftly adapt to appropriate business models. The majority of funds surveyed recently expressed interest in distressed debt, for example. In addition, the liquidity crisis and the overall turmoil in the markets are highly likely to create arbitrage opportunities due to higher spreads, correlation shifts, sudden changes in volatility and sky-roc