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.
Listed private equity funds have recently been trading at wide discounts to net asset value of more than 20 per cent despite good investment performance over the last five years, according to data from Edison.
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.