Hedge fund derivatives house of the year: Deutsche Bank

Risk awards 2011

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Structuring and trading derivatives linked to hedge fund returns used to be big business for banks and investors alike, but the asset class has changed dramatically over the past three years. The poor performance of many hedge funds during the financial crisis forced scores of managers to impose gates to halt investor redemptions, leaving banks scrambling to hedge derivatives linked to those funds.

Many institutions drew back from the market altogether after suffering stinging losses in late 200

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