Hedge funds braced for meagre returns

Roughly a quarter of all funds have posted negative returns year to date

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Institutional investors like ease of access and exit

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Puerto Rico has pressing choices to make

New debt law means restructuring is coming sooner than later

Fund rationalisation is happening – slowly

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