What are the top challenges facing the hedge fund industry today and in the future? Why do investors continue to invest in hedge funds, despite the negative perceptions and performance issues cited in the media? Where is the upside for hedge funds in this current climate? In a crowded marketplace, how do hedge funds differentiate themselves?
These are some of the top questions addressed by new research from FIS and Aranca which asked 258 executives from hedge funds, administrators, prime brokers, custodians, consultants and investors for their perspectives on the challenges facing the hedge fund industry today and in the future. Their answers expose a complex mix of issues that are reshaping the way hedge funds conduct business in a competitive environment.