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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

Start-up managers favoured by most investors for opportunistic strategies

Limited Partners (LPs) are increasingly investing in first-time funds because they are more entrepreneurial, better placed to deliver specialist strategies and more likely to produce higher return than more established firms, according to a recent study.

Institutional investor interest in hedge fund allocations continues to grow

Investors pursue Asian-focused equity managers and stress ESG

There has been a dramatic shift in equity mandates and portfolios toward emerging market and Asia-focused equity managers, according to research by bfinance.

Havelock London to combine quantitative research, data and fundamental investing

From a dog-walking intern to chief investment officer and a board director 17 years later, Matthew Beddall’s introduction to alternative investment funds has been a steep learning curve.

Investors expect more from hedge funds in 2017 as performance improves

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.