Sunday, February 8, 2009

IGS Group CEO John Godden on Hedge Funds in 2009

Hedge funds reportedly lost 18.3% in 2008. Bloomberg TV interviewed IGS Group CEO John Godden on the hedge fund trends in 2009.

Bio: John Godden runs alternative investments advisory consultancy, IGS Group, which works with many of the leading hedge fund asset managers, investors and global banking groups to engineer opportunities and connections in the alternative asset management space. IGS advises on asset allocation, product design, investor sources, distribution, market assessment and regulatory impact for Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds and Service Providers. Until January 2006, John was Managing Director of HFR Asset Management, a subsidiary of Chicago-based HFR Inc. where he build the assets under management from $500,000 to more than $4B over a four year period.

John was previously with Barclays Capital where he was responsible for developing Structured Derivative Products for European Financial Institutions and helped develop their Mutual and Hedge Fund Structured Product capability. He also spent four years at BNP Paribas where he developed Derivative Instruments for both Retail products and Asset/Liability Management, latterly focusing on Options on Discretionary Funds/Portfolios for use as Retail Products and for more accurate hedging of liabilities.


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