Silence emboldened

It's a tall order, sitting more than 200 hedge fund managers in a room and asking them not to talk. Not to share gossip on who has moved, whose fund is performing, whose is not.

But at the Edhec conference in London in May, Kerrin Rosenberg from consultants Hewitt Bacon and Woodrow achieved the impossible.

How did he do it? By voicing the following words: "What we have seen of the long-only industry is that the product range has become a complete mess, organisations do not know where they're