alignment of interest


Investors to reduce size of hedge fund portfolios this year, forecasts Preqin

While allocations to alternatives have hit all-time highs, investor preference for hedge funds has fallen for the first time ever, says Preqin.

Investor appetite for infrastructure funds remains steady with experienced fund managers preferred

Just over a third of institutional investors allocate part of their assets under management (AUM) to infrastructure. Over half invest in private equity, hedge funds and real estate.

Fee structure still a sticking point with investors into private equity funds

Almost half (48 per cent) of private equity separate accounts charge a 20 per cent carry rate for separate accounts, compared to 85 per cent of managers running commingled funds.

Institutional investors unhappy with private equity funds

About 61 per cent of institutional investors say they do not to invest in private equity funds because of high fees and a poor alignment of interest from fund managers, according to a Preqin survey.