Hedgeweek LIVE Europe

Panelists discuss Covid-19, ESG and investor appetite in “extraordinary” year for hedge funds

Panelists discuss Covid-19, ESG and investor appetite in “extraordinary” year for hedge funds

This year’s Hedgeweek LIVE Europe digital summit opened with a broad overview of the prevailing hedge fund industry landscape in 2020, exploring a range of themes including the shifting perception of hedge funds among investors, the impact of Covid-19 on market opportunities, the increased importance of ESG among both managers and allocators, and the start-up environment for fledgling funds.

FUND PERFORMANCE

Hedge fund allocations start to revive as Covid-19 crisis proves industry's worth to investors

Hedge fund allocations start to revive as Covid-19 crisis proves industry's worth to investors

Investor allocations to hedge funds have fallen for the third consecutive year – but the industry’s ability to weather economic turbulence and market volatility through active management will continue to attract investor attention, according to two new industry studies.