2013 Credit Suisse Global Survey of Hedge Fund Investor Appetite and Activity (Credit Suisse)

March 2013

KEYWORDS: Institutional Investors, Survey, assets under management, AUM, Hedge Fund Performance, European, Hedge Fund Research, Fund of Funds, Equity markets, Emerging Markets, Macro, strategy, multi-strategy funds, CTA, managed futures, Asia Pacific, Africa, Japan, North America, United Kingdom, India, China, arbitrage, Financial Transaction Tax, AIFMD, FTT, Basel III, Short Selling, Hedge Fund Launches, Seeding, fees, UCITS, emerging managers, Hedge Fund Regulation, pensions, Public Pension, Private Pension, family office, Sovereign Wealth Funds, endowments, foundations, banks, asset allocation, due diligence, Managed Accounts, event driven, Latin America

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The annual Global Hedge Fund Investor Survey analyzes responses from close to 550 institutional investors, representing $1.03 trillion of hedge fund investments, on a number of topics. These include investors’ current views on the growth and return prospects for the hedge fund industry; their preference and allocations plans across various strategies and regions and their views on key new trends and developments in the industry. This year’s survey also explored in closer detail preferences and investing trends amongst pensions and other institutional investors.

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