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Institutional investors looking at fewer hedge funds and strategies particularly among CTAs

Despite the return to form of hedge funds in the past year, some institutional investors remain cautious when it comes to hedge fund. There are fewer investors searching for funds across most strategies, according Preqin.

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.

Money continues to flow into hedge funds as allocations hit record high in first quarter

Assets under management of hedge funds increased for a third consecutive quarter, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge funds continue confident start with best first quarter performance since 2013

Hedge fund gains in the first quarter continued with the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark standing at 3.18 per cent for the first three months of the year.

Positive performance continues for hedge funds

Hedge funds returns were slightly up by 0.33 per cent in March but for the quarter posted 2.63 per cent, according to data from eVestment.

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.

Capital flows turn in favour of hedge funds in February with assets at $3.085tn

After a string of redemptions hedge funds netted an estimated $7.9bn in inflows in February and are now positive year-to date in 2017.

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.