GIC buys 40% stake in Oxford Science Park for $218 million; Hong Kong to scrap MPF's offsetting arrangement; Malaysia's EPF and Kwap increase stakes in Bursa Malaysia; Japan's endowment fund reveals only one fund manager has been hired; Thailand and China agree to look into cross-border initiatives between capital markets; and more
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Investors with an allocation of 15% or more to private assets tend to achieve better overall performance, finds a study of endowments and foundations by Cambridge Associates.
Small, private institutions offer fund managers more potential than big asset owners due to their higher growth rates, but servicing them comes with its own obstacles.
After a few years of below-benchmark returns, hedge fund managers will need to ring up strong performance numbers in order to sustain investor inflows.
Like other consultants, Russell Investments is increasingly looking to provide services to the region’s wealth-management market, such as its OpenWorld funds platform.