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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.

Pace of change challenges hedge fund survival as investors press for lower fees and cost savings

Hedge funds are facing a challenging time as competing forces are forcing them to change the way they interact with investors. The pace and magnitude of change is accelerating.

FoHFs AUM continues to shrink as the sector’s investment into hedge funds drops

Once the largest single investor in hedge funds, funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) have declined significantly in terms of assets under managements (AUM) as well as the main allocator to hedge funds.

Market conditions shape ability of hedge fund managers to achieve alpha

Market conditions are a key factor shaping the ability of equity managers to generate alpha, according to research in a white paper by investment intelligence firm Novus.

Alternative investment fund industry tougher for women says KPMG report

As the alternatives industry continues to evolve, women still struggle against the same problems: too few women and a lower level of access and visibility with investors. This makes the progress of women in the alternatives fund industry more difficult than for men, says a report from KPMG.

North American institutional investors increasing allocations to alternatives outside the US

North American institutional investors are increasing allocations to hedge funds while reducing their exposure to funds of hedge funds, according to a survey by Armstrong International.

Tullett Prebon launches screen based matching for alternative assets

Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPAI), the alternative investments arm of Tullett Prebon, has launched a screen-based matching engine to facilitate transactions on the secondary markets.

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