Hedge Fund Research

Pension funds to continue hedge fund allocations despite CALPERS withdrawal

Pension funds will continue to increase their exposures to hedge funds although fees are likely to face more scrutiny going forward following the high-profile exit from hedge fund investing by California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPER

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Investors to grow allocations to alternatives

More than 35% of institutional investors intend to increase their exposures to  alternative asset classes, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Fund managers struggling to meet investor expectations

Fifty-nine per-cent of institutional investors have said their funds have either failed or partially lived up to their expectations over the last 10 years, according to research conducted by Aquila Capital, the €7 billion Germany-based alternative

Posted on: 04 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Investors increasingly looking to make hedge fund allocations, says Credit Suisse study

The overwhelming majority (97%) of institutional investors plan to be highly active in making hedge fund allocations during the second half of the year, according to a mid-year survey by Credit Suisse Capital Services.

Posted on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Private investor capital in hedge funds at pre-crisis levels, finds Goldman Sachs survey

Private investor capital managed by hedge funds has returned to levels not seen since 2008, according to a survey of allocators conducted by the capital introductions arm of Goldman Sachs Prime Services.

Posted on: 30 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Hedge funds suffer worst quarter performance since 2008

Hedge funds have suffered their worst first quarter performance since 2008 with the average manager up just 1.23%, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 16 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Hedge fund assets could reach $3 trillion, according to Deutsche Bank

Hedge fund Assets under Management (AuM) are expected to reach $3 trillion by the end of 2014, up from $2.6 trillion in 2013, according to the Deutsche Bank Global Prime Finance Alternative Investment Survey.

Posted on: 18 Feb, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

La Francaise and Tages Capital to merge funds of funds' businesses

The funds of hedge funds’ businesses of Tages Capital and La Francaise are to merge creating a joint venture with $3 billion in Assets under Management (AuM).

Posted on: 12 Feb, 2014
Posted in: People Moves

Hedge fund AuM reaches new record

Hedge fund Assets under Management (AuM) surged to a new record during the last quarter of 2013 to reach $2.63 trillion, according to data from the Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research.

Posted on: 22 Jan, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Alternatives industry to grow ten-fold in next 20 years

The global alternatives industry will grow ten-fold over the next 20 years as institutions increasingly pile into the sector, particularly hedge funds.

Posted on: 20 Jan, 2014
Posted in: Investors


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