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.
Four investment specialists tell AsianInvestor which hedge fund strategies investors are most clamouring for, and which they are shunning in today’s late-cycle environment.
A joint Cerulli-PRI study shows asset owners want more responsible investing from hedge funds, including better integration of ESG criteria and better communications.
The $3 billion Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager is understood to be making a push to increase its equity capabilities as it poaches EIP's CIO.
An end to the Volcker Rule, part of the US Dodd-Frank Act, could drive flows into alternative assets in Asia. But a return to pre-2008 levels of investment by US banks is seen as unlikely.
But getting investors to allocate more capital to the asset class may rest on a more rational approach to fees, says manager selection specialist Robert Mullane.