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Wealth managers

Family office

FoHFs

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.

MSCI and Wealth Management Association agree private investor index series deal

The Wealth Management Association (WMA) has signed an agreement with MSCI to provide a private investor index series.

Real estate and hedge fund managers secure most assets from institutional investors

Total assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally rose to $3.6tn at the end of 2015, up 3 per cent on the previous year, according to research produced by Willis Towers Watson.

Investor priorities to shift heavily to real assets and niche strategies by 2020

Private equity, real estate and infrastructure managers expect strong growth in assets in the next five years, according to research from BNY Mellon.

HFSB guidance targets transparency in hedge fund administrator reporting

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has published guidance for administrator transparency reports (ATRs) that are sent by hedge fund administrators to investors.  

High net worth individuals seek individual advisors

Advisory firms need to make major business changes to succeed in the market for high net worth individuals (HNWIs), according to a paper by Pershing, a BNY Mellon company.