Almost three quarters of investors expect their hedge fund portfolios to perform better in 2017 compared with 2016. Performance-based gains are expected to drive industry assets to reach $3.14tn by year-end.
Improving automation of processes and regulatory reporting among top priorities for asset managers. Data centralisation is also another area targeted to help improve efficiency and cut reporting errors.
Amundi has reorganised, launching a single platform to bring its capabilities in real and alternative assets (AI) together. The move makes Amundi one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe.