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Infrastructure funds enter dramatically different environment

Institutional investors are finding it increasingly challenging to identify infrastructure opportunities, as the choices are wide and varied.

Record deal flow in Q2 for Asian venture capital

Asian venture capital markets reported a record second quarter aggregate deal value rise to $47bn, according to Preqin data.

Asset flow into hedge funds continues with total AUM topping $3.3tn

Hedge funds recorded positive net asset inflows totalling $5bn in the second quarter, according to Preqin data.

Emerging market-focused hedge funds see capital flows increase

Total assets managed by emerging markets-focused hedge funds increased to a record level for the fourth consecutive quarter through mid-year 2017, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) research.

Risk parity indices give investors risk allocation options

As a result of institutional demand for a performance benchmarks for risk parity products, Hedge Fund Research has launched HFR Risk Parity Indices.

OMGI opens CoCo fund for investment

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) has launched its first CoCos strategy, the Old Mutual Financials Contingent Capital Fund. 

Asian-focused hedge funds continue to out perform as asset flows increase

Asian-focused hedge funds extended their first quarter performance gain through the first half of the year, led by funds investing in India and China.

Assets continue to flow into alternatives as total AUM climbs to $6.5tn

The largest alternative investment managers globally saw assets under management grow by 10 per cent in 2016 to $4tn, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson (WWT).