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Investment opportunities abound across all alternatives

In the current environment investors are looking to increase returns and reduce risk by focusing on assets that generate stable streams of income and benefit from the rising volatility, according to a JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) report on alternatives.

Investor sentiment shifts to hedge fund investment

Investors look to a variety of alternatives for diversification

Half of alternative assets investors allocate to three or more asset classes, according to a Preqin survey. Investors say diversification is the main reason for investing in alternatives.

Institutional investors need better tools to compare hedge funds and return streams

The top reasons given for investing in hedge funds were the potential for improved returns, diversification benefits, knowledge-sharing and learning and access to asset classes that are otherwise hard to source and manage, according to a report by CEM Benchmarking.

Investors concerned with volatility, interest rate rises and goring geopolitical risks

February’s spike in volatility caused nearly half (42.1 per cent) of investors to adjust their equity market outlook, according to the results of a survey by BarclayHedge and Markov Processes International (MPI).

Institutional investor interest in hedge fund allocations continues to grow

Infrastructure funds enter dramatically different environment

Institutional investors are finding it increasingly challenging to identify infrastructure opportunities, as the choices are wide and varied.