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Jack Inglis, AIMA

Investors expect more from alternative fund providers, says new AIMA survey

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:11

Investors are increasingly tuned into overall outcomes as opposed to simply raw performance of alternative investment fund managers, and are demanding better and customised strategies, according to a new survey by AIMA and PwC. »

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bfinance survey finds institutional investors using new strategies and cutting costs

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 12:38

A new survey of 485 investors with assets approaching USD8 trillion from investment consultants bfinance finds that investors are adding new strategies, investing more in private markets and cutting overall costs. »

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More than half of institutional investors are still uncomfortable with quant strategies

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 08:54

More than half of institutional investors are still uncomfortable with quantitative investment strategies, according to a new survey by global investment firm Cambridge Associates. »

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European investors remain committed to alternative investments

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:17

European institutional allocators continue to invest in alternative investments in heavy numbers, according to the latest Context Allocator Trends Report produced by Context Capital Partners. »

Michael Leibrock, DTCC

New DTCC white paper focuses on post-crisis opportunities to strengthen global financial stability

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 19:33

While the stability and resilience of the global financial marketplace has improved significantly since the 2008 crisis, a new white paper published today by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) identifies key risks facing the industry and opportunities to mitigate them to help protect market stability.  »

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Alternative investment industry to grow by USD2.5 trillion in next three years

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 19:21

The size of the alternative investment industry will grow by USD2.5 trillion in the next three years, according to new research from international asset manager Fidante Partners. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Uncertainty about trade policy and international relations causes dive in European net sales of UCITS and AIFs

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 10:01

UCITS and AIFs recorded net sales of EUR28 billion in Q2 2018, a significant decrease on the EUR222 billion of sales seen in Q1, according to the latest European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) Quarterly Statistical Release for the European investment funds industry. »

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High demand for hedge funds continues in 2018

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 11:00

Institutional investors are still looking for a way out of the interest rate trap while seeking to protect their allocation from market fluctuations and are increasingly opting for hedge funds when making investment decisions.   »

Barry Starr, Wall Street Horizon

40 per cent of institutional investors have lost more than USD10,000 due to bad corporate event data

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 10:55

Companies are increasingly incorporating corporate event data into their trading strategies in order to mitigate monetary losses and react more quickly to market volatility, according to Wall Street Horizon’s latest Corporate Event Research Survey. »

Jack Inglis, AIMA

Emerging hedge funds need flexible fees and robust marketing to raise capital

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:48

Emerging hedge fund managers aren’t yielding to fee pressure, but could raise capital faster by adopting innovative fee structures and investing more in marketing, according to new research from alternative prime broker GPP and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA).

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