Institutional investors are allocating more to private equity at the expense of hedge funds and the trend looks set to continue, a survey from EY shows.
Three investment specialists share their thoughts on potential risks of alternative investments and how investors can mitigate them when investing in private assets.
To capitalise on the appeal of US real estate in promising parts of the country, Barry Dluzen of Walton Global Holdings explains the due diligence roadmap for asset owners to follow.
The country's life insurers are investing more into alternatives and equity to raise returns. Doing so comes with sizeable risks that smaller firms may struggle with, say experts.
Take-up of discretionary portfolio management is in the low single digits among Deutsche Bank's wealthy Asian clients, who should take more risk, says the firm's Asia CIO.
Some argue that hedge funds will benefit both from the support of US president-elect Donald Trump and increased volatility. But many institutions are reluctant to invest in them.