Hedge fund optimism going into the second quarter needs reality check

European Commission meddling with the AIFM directive could be bad news for Europe’s managers and investors while the US Jobs Act opens a window to freer hedge fund marketing.


Entering the second quarter, hedge funds could be forgiven for heaving a huge sigh of relief. Performance is up, volatility is (relatively) benign and many are keeping their fingers crossed that a market rally will turn into a bull run.

Not so fast. This is the anniversary month of the sinking of the Titanic – and hedge funds could still emulate it and hit an iceberg.

Certainly, there is some dangerous water to navigate. Top of the list is the latest madness from Brussels. The European Commission

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