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Institutional

Pension funds

Insurance

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SWFs

Endowment & foundation

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Wealth managers

Family office

FoHFs

Private debt strategies see drop in second quarter in aggregate total capital secured

Some 25 funds across private debt strategies reached a final close securing an aggregate $16.5bn in the second quarter, according to research from Preqin.

Global alternative AUM grows as institutional investors continue to pour money into the sector

Total global alternative assets under management hit $6.3tn last year, up 10.5 per cent from $5.7tn in 2013, according to a survey by Towers Watson produced together with the Financial Times.

US interest rate rise likely later this year says Fed chair Yellen

The US Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates later this year provided the economy continues to improve, Fed chair Janet Yellen said in a speech in Cleveland, Ohio.

SWFs and pension funds will drive alternative investments into mainstream by 2020 forecasts PwC

The asset management landscape is undergoing radical change. Alternative investments could reach a high of $15.3tn by 2020, forecasts a report by PwC.

Asset managers need to change way they approach global regulatory reporting requirements

Asset managers are increasingly in the regulatory spotlight and need to have appropriate regulatory risk management systems in place to comply with expanding requirements, according to a study.

Pershing technology could help investors identify securities lending opportunities

Pershing has developed a data analytics programme to help advisors and broker-dealers find investment opportunities for their clients.

Asset management industry technology not fit for purpose

The investment management industry continues to be over-reliant on technology that is not fit for purpose, according to a report by SimCorp.

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.