Audience underwrites hedge fund naïveté

Sandwiched between talks on the softening market in insurance underwriting was a presentation to a room full of insurers by Jeremy Alun-Jones and Dominique Montier, directors at fund of hedge funds group Montier Partners.

It was both a general overview of the industry and the firm's own place within it and a basic explanation of a group of potential wealthy investors.

The questions asked by the audience were a clear indication of the enduring nature of some of the misconceptions held by many,

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