When Hedge Funds Break: Anticipating the Distress of Vulnerable Funds for Defense or Profit

11/14/2006

Banking + Financial Services, Corporate, Private Equity Funds, and Private Equity Investments + Buyouts

New York, NY

Ken W. Muller

Ken W. Muller

Seminar

Please join us to discuss the future of vulnerable hedge funds.  Some of the 9000+ hedge funds are at risk of distress, and, reportedly, more that two-thirds of these are registered in the Cayman Islands.  Since the industry has assets in excess of $1.2 trillion, distress in any part of this business will have a significant impact.

The causes of distress vary and may include specific performance disappointments, general market losses, legal challenges or adverse market perceptions.  Learn how to anticipate these distress situations in order to arrange defenses or identify asset purchase opportunities.

Topics Will Include:

  • New insolvency strategies and practices, including those related to distressed funds’ use of Cayman Islands or other foreign insolvency proceedings, combined with U.S. Chapter 15 filings
  • Foreseeable interactions with portfolio companies owned by distressed funds
  • Defensive strategies for U.S. investors and creditors
  • Identifying and realizing on asset purchase opportunities

Who Should Attend:

  • Fund investors, especially funds of funds
  • Potential purchasers of distressed hedge funds’ portfolios
  • Others with exposure to risks in hedge funds

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