Since the beginning of 2001, nearly 7,000 hedge funds have been started.
But don't feel bad if you're not in a hot hedge fund.
Hedge funds have also become a huge force in the market.
For the first three months this year, the average American hedge fund rose 1.4 percent.
"Hedge funds are clearly the most significant players" in that world.
The former farm town is known today as cultural, economic and service center with its main focus on hedge funds.
He said the bank is under contract to provide services to the hedge fund through the end of 1999.
It is the 5th largest hedge fund in the world as end of 2011.
In one way, hedge funds are victims of their own success.
As one would expect from a former hedge fund manager.