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Institutional

Pension funds

Insurance

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SWFs

Endowment & foundation

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Wealth managers

Family office

FoHFs

Institutional investor interest in hedge fund allocations continues to grow

SocGen launches alternative risk premia index

Societe Generale Prime Services has launched the SG Multi Alternative Risk Premia Index.

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.

US corporations moving pension risks to insurers to avoid asset volatility and low interest rates

US executives who have shifted pension risk to an insurer have three primary concerns about costs and volatility that drive their consideration of various options for transferring risk.

Emerging hedge funds post higher returns across all strategies

Emerging and small first time hedge funds record higher performance across 12-month, three-year and five-year annualised horizons compared to the wider fund industry.

Investors into Billion Dollar Club increase as fewer hedge funds control the majority of AUM

More investors have entered Preqin’s Billion Dollar Club. Investors allocating $1bn or more to the industry increased by eight in the 12 months to June 2017.

Investors in buoyant mood for earnings

Heading into earnings season, first quarter results are largely expected to meet or exceed consensus according to a survey of global investors and analysts by Corbin Advisors.