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Institutional

Pension funds

Insurance

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SWFs

Endowment & foundation

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Wealth managers

Family office

FoHFs

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.

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.

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.

China’s private wealth market set on continued growth path

At of the end of 2016, private wealth totalled RMB165tn ($25.39tn) in China, making the country the second largest private wealth market next to the US.

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.