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Institutional

Pension funds

Insurance

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SWFs

Endowment & foundation

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Wealth managers

Family office

FoHFs

Impact investment market put at over $500bn

Alternative investment firm takes private equity approach to public securities investing

Investors keep faith with alpha generating hedge funds

Private equity investors show mixed level of sophistication in many investment skill areas

Family offices look set to increase allocations to hedge funds in 2019

Hedge fund allocations from the family office sector are set to increase in 2019, according to Family Office Networks (FON), a network of 10,000 global family offices with $15tn in assets.

DDQ looks at cyber security and tech outsourcing

AITEC and Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) have published a due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) of vendor technology and cyber security.

Investors changing allocation preferences for alternatives

Investors are looking differently at hedge funds. Only 7 per cent plan increased allocations over the next three years, according to a survey of the global alternative fund industry by EY.

Investors demanding more consistent ESG information before making investments

Institutional investors are now highly focused on long-term value, with the vast majority (97 per cent) saying they conduct either an informal evaluation or a structured, methodical evaluation of a target company’s non-financial disclosures when deciding future investments.