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.
Pension funds are boosting allocations on a global scale to alternatives away from equities and bonds. At the same time pension funds are also increasingly looking beyond their borders for investment opportunities.
Investment funds are on the radar of the G20, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). They will play a key role in the future vis-à-vis economic stability and in the world economy, said Luxembourg’s finance minister Pierre Gramegna.