A market too far?

The UK retail investor is ready, willing and eager to buy hedge funds ' so the marketing to the UK's independent financial advisers (IFAs)suggests.

A cynic I may be, but is anyone else questioning the motives behind the launch of a number of funds of hedge funds to retail investors in the UK? Are hedge funds ready for the retail market? Is the retail consumer really prepared for hedge funds?

Hedge funds have a great niche ' of some size ' but no-one would claim they were simple products.

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