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$1bn hedge fund club continues to dominate industry as investors

As hedge fund performance picked up in 2017, net inflows rose to $3. 61tn assets under management (AUM) by the end of March 2018. Assets managed by firms with at least $1bn in AUM surged over the past year, according to Preqin data.

Institutional investor interest in hedge fund allocations continues to grow

Consultants recommend investors increase allocations to private debt

A majority (53 per cent) of investment consultants are recommending investors increase their allocations to private debt this year, according to Preqin data.

North America preferred destination for interest in unlisted infrastructure funds

The North American unlisted infrastructure industry had a stand-out 2017, according to Preqin data.

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.

Funds of hedge funds continue to shrink as industry consolidation continues

Most sophisticated and confident investors are turning away from funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) to direct investment, accelerating the demise of the industry, according to a report by Preqin.

Record deal flow in Q2 for Asian venture capital

Asian venture capital markets reported a record second quarter aggregate deal value rise to $47bn, according to Preqin data.

Asset flow into hedge funds continues with total AUM topping $3.3tn

Hedge funds recorded positive net asset inflows totalling $5bn in the second quarter, according to Preqin data.