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Endowments and foundations maintain exposure levels to marketable alternatives

Exposure to marketable alternatives strategies by endowments and foundations has stabilised and will hold steady for the next year, according to a survey by NEPC.

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 face challenging fundraising environment but remain optimistic on performance

After bringing in the best returns since 2013, the hedge fund industry is finding capital raising to be difficult.

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.

Investors expect more from hedge funds in 2017 as performance improves

Almost three quarters of investors expect their hedge fund portfolios to perform better in 2017 compared with 2016. Performance-based gains are expected to drive industry assets to reach $3.14tn by year-end.

Investors set to keep capital flowing into hedge funds as strategy preferences change

Hedge funds are back in favour with investors. A 3.5 per cent increase in new inflows during 2017 is forecast in the 2017 Credit Suisse hedge fund investor survey.

Hedge funds set to regain investor confidence as industry continues to evolve

As flows are being redistributed out of active into passive products, hedge funds, investors and the asset management industry need to reconsider their business models and value propositions.

Electronic exchange launched to help hedge funds and institutional investors lower costs

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has launched Asset Management Exchange (AMX), an institutional asset management marketplace designed to transform institutional investment.