KEYWORDS: hedge fund investor, Survey, assets under management, AUM, asset allocation, fees, Fund of Funds, Institutional Investors, pensions, family office, endowments, foundations, Hedge Fund Performance, strategy, banks, Private Equity, UCITS, S&P 500, MSCI, Volatility, multi-strategy funds, equity hedge funds, risk management, CTA, commodity trading advisor, Emerging Markets, tail risk, Latin America, Japan, China, India, Russia, Asia Pacific, event driven, arbitrage, Middle East, European, portfolio diversification, Single-Manager Funds, due diligence, Liquidity, Consultants, Seeding, Early Stage Investors, Managed Accounts, managed futures
Marlin Naidoo, Christina Fast, Emily Roberts
In our eleventh annual Alternative Investment Survey, over 300 global hedge fund investors provide insights into their current sentiment and allocation plans for 2013. Their collective feedback highlights the underlying trends that are shaping new industry norms and driving growth. This year investors predict hedge fund industry assets to increase by 11%, reaching $2.5tn by year end.