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Investors pursue Asian-focused equity managers and stress ESG

There has been a dramatic shift in equity mandates and portfolios toward emerging market and Asia-focused equity managers, according to research by bfinance.

Global wealth market swelled by frontier and emerging market growth

The value of liquid assets held by the global population will exceed $100tn by the end of 2017, according to a report by GlobalData.

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.

US Financial advisors face tough balancing act managing investor expectations

Investors have high expectations for performance and are examining fees closely, according to a study by Natixis Global Asset Management.

Listed private equity may offer way into asset class for investors that need liquidity

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.

Investors keen to increase exposure to venture capital with Asia leading the pack

Institutional investor appetite for exposure to the venture capital has increased across all regions, with the largest increase seen among investors based in Asia.