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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 equity investors show mixed level of sophistication in many investment skill areas

Investor sentiment shifts to hedge fund investment

DDQ looks at cyber security and tech outsourcing

AITEC and Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) have published a due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) of vendor technology and cyber security.

Investors demanding more consistent ESG information before making investments

Institutional investors are now highly focused on long-term value, with the vast majority (97 per cent) saying they conduct either an informal evaluation or a structured, methodical evaluation of a target company’s non-financial disclosures when deciding future investments.

Start-up managers favoured by most investors for opportunistic strategies

Limited Partners (LPs) are increasingly investing in first-time funds because they are more entrepreneurial, better placed to deliver specialist strategies and more likely to produce higher return than more established firms, according to a recent study.

Robo advisors seen as biggest disruptor over next five years

The focus of asset managers is shifting away from regulation and towards the threats as well as opportunities coming from disruptive technologies, according to a survey by Linedata.

Institutional investor interest in hedge fund allocations continues to grow

Wealth managers face challenges as AI and fintech change business practices

The wealth management industry is changing and how it evolves and uses new technology is likely to have an impact on the wider management of institutional investments.