Casey Quirk Global Investors Survey – 2014 (Casey Quirk)

March 2014

KEYWORDS: Institutional Investors, Consultants, hedge fund investor, Global, Survey, interest rate, fixed income, real assets, portfolio diversification, alternative investment

Authors:

Casey Quirk

Organizations:
  • Casey Quirk

Summary:

More than 200 asset consultants, institutional investors and intermediaries worldwide responded to this year’s survey.

Respondents highlighted five key themes in asset allocation and buying behavior:

  1. Further implementation of outcome-oriented investing
  2. A broad concern with a rising interest rate environment across buyer channels
  3. A continued realignment of fixed income
  4. Surging appetite for real assets as investors continue to diversify alternatives portfolios
  5. Increased competition amongst managers

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