Credit: the long and short of it

Given the problems we have seen in the credit markets over recent months, when can we see hedge funds coming back?

Jonathan Laredo: If by 'coming back' you mean acting as an alternative lender to the banking system, I'd say a long time. You'd be looking at 12 months, at least.

And what would have to happen before they do?

Jonathan Laredo: Well, credit-based hedge funds will continue to trade, but I don't think they will play the role of an alternative source of finance except in seriously

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