Investors split between 'Volvos and Ferraris'


The hedge fund investor community's polarisation into institutional investors seeking to reduce risk and high-net-worth individuals chasing returns is hindering the growth of the hedge fund industry, according to speakers at the High-Performance Investing Symposium in Monaco in September.

Patrick Coppens, founding partner at Altera Partners Management, told attendees "Volvo" investors - mainly institutional - with their priority of reducing volatility even at the expense of performance, were at

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