FINsearches Q1-14 Investor Allocation Report Each quarter FINsearches will provide an exclusive report to Hedge Connection regarding institutional investors and their allocation strategies. This is the first report: Institutional investors allocated $5.68 billion to various hedge fund and absolute return strategies during the first quarter, an increase of nearly $2 billion over the first quarter… Read more »
Surging Inflows - Opalesque According to the Opalesque Industry Update, investors allocated $13.3 billion to hedge fund firms with greater than $5 billion in AUM and $9.1 billion to firms with between $1 billion and 5 billion; firms with less than $1 billion received inflows of $3.9 billion. Total AUM increased to $2.7 trillion… Green Sun… Read more »
Guest post from our media partner Clear Path Analysis. An annual report bringing together asset owners, treasurers and asset managers to discuss how recent macro-economic events have shaped the market environment for foreign exchange hedging and created opportunities for foreign exchange as a return seeking asset. Japan’s recent decision to bolster quantitative easing measures has… Read more »
Guest white paper by Patrick J. McCurdy of Merlin Securities — The investor due diligence process has evolved with the growth of the hedge fund industry. What was once a short and rather perfunctory process has grown into one which today is highly quantitative and detailed. While there is no one-size-fits-all formula for investors, one… Read more »
Hedge funds attracting more institutions, fewer private investors.
- Process-driven investing, regulatory burdon, method of access all lead to a level of sophistication for direct investing or through FOFs.