Hedge Fund Credit & Risk

By Simon Kerr

A couple of weeks back I joined in a presentation put on by PRMIA (The Professional Risk Managers International Association) at Imperial College, London. The sessions were on hedge funds and credit risk, and so I tapped into my experience as a risk manager in a single manager hedge fund and what I observed during the Credit Crunch of 2008/9 and explored the contrast in credit conditions for hedge funds between the period before and the period after the Credit Crunch. These are the slides I used: