Flying the Coop

Wirz, Matthieu
June 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;6/27/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 25, p26
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the status of business dealing with financial industry in the U.S. Defaults in the corporate U.S. hit an eight-year low of 2.2% in May, but chief financial officers should not get too comfortable with this state of affairs. Some of the brightest lights in the vulture fund business predict a surge in distressed situations by mid-2006, and are repositioning themselves accordingly. Some of the brightest lights in the vulture fund business predict a surge in distressed situations by mid-2006, and are repositioning themselves accordingly. The search for returns sent hedge fund assets under management over the 1 trillion dollar mark in 2004, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc. but many larger funds have started capping investments from their existing clientele to reduce redemption risk.


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