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Institutional

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FoHFs

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.

Hedge funds set to regain investor confidence as industry continues to evolve

As flows are being redistributed out of active into passive products, hedge funds, investors and the asset management industry need to reconsider their business models and value propositions.

Optimistic but challenging 2017 for private equity funds

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

Pension funds urged to allocate more to hedge funds

Pension funds should remember the value of hedge funds as a hedge against market fluctuations in times of economic turbulence, says global investment firm Cambridge Associates.

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.

World pension systems face reform challenges as people live longer

Significant reform of pension systems is needed in several countries, according to the results of a survey of schemes in 27 countries.

Calstrs emphasises ESG with quest for pubic equity investment managers

The California State Teachers' Retirement System (Calstrs) is searching for public equity investment managers with an environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus.