emerging managers

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Start-up managers favoured by most investors for opportunistic strategies

Limited Partners (LPs) are increasingly investing in first-time funds because they are more entrepreneurial, better placed to deliver specialist strategies and more likely to produce higher return than more established firms, according to a recent study.

Private equity fundraising hits 10-year low

Although the private equity industry is seeing an unprecedented period of fundraising with first-time funds accounting for a quarter of vehicles closed in 2017 they secured just 6 per cent of total capital raised. This was a 10-year low.

Emerging hedge funds post higher returns across all strategies

Emerging and small first time hedge funds record higher performance across 12-month, three-year and five-year annualised horizons compared to the wider fund industry.

Institutional investors favour emerging managers as allocations set to increase this year

Institutional investors and family offices will maintain their commitment to alternative asset managers this year, according to a survey.

Hedge funds launch more non-equity based strategie as investors gain more concessions from managers

More hedge fund launches are using non-equity-based investment strategies, according to a study by Seward & Kissel.

Hedge fund performance bounces back with strong returns in third quarter

Hedge fund strategies nearly hit 1 per cent in September, putting overall industry performance in the first nine months of the year at 4.06 per cent, according to Preqin data.

Positive performance boost for hedge funds in first half but lowest growth since 2008

Hedge fund performance stabilised in June after a volatile start to 2016 and recovered from losses seen in the first quarter, according to Preqin data.

Hedge fund mojo back as performance turns (mostly) positive

Overall returns of 1.44 per cent in April have moved hedge fund performance to 0.70 per cent for 2016 year to date (YTD), according to Preqin data.