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Hedge funds and private equity offered insurance cover

Iron Cove Partners, a US insurance brokerage specialising in the needs of the alternative asset management community, has launched a policy for hedge funds.

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.

Brexit uncertainty slows UK PERE while Europe surges ahead with deals

Brexit is causing consternation in the UK private equity real estate market. In the 12 months following the referendum, the volume of PERE deals in the UK has dropped by a third.

Secondary alternative asset market hits dealing volume high in first half of 2017

The secondary market for alternative assets hit a record deal volume of $22bn in the first half of the year. This is nearly double the $12bn in volume recorded in the same period last year.

Institutional investors favour emerging managers as allocations set to increase this year

Institutional investors and family offices will maintain their commitment to alternative asset managers this year, according to a survey.

Listed private equity set to shrug off financial crisis woes and become more popular with investors

Listed private equity appears to display a similar risk/reward profile as major equity indices, US real estate investment trusts (Reits) and other equity classes over the long term.

Optimistic but challenging 2017 for private equity funds

Private equity firms are more optimistic about 2017, according to a survey by BDO.

Investors need smarter comparisons to benchmark evolving private equity fund structure performance

Fund level benchmarks that institutional investors have relied on to evaluate private equity managers and opportunities no longer provide a complete picture, according to Cambridge Associates.