KEYWORDS: arbitrage, Asia Pacific, asset allocation, assets under management, AUM, banks, China, commodity trading advisor, Consultants, CTA, due diligence, Early Stage Investors, Emerging Markets, endowments, equity hedge funds, European, event driven, family office, fees, foundations, Fund of Funds, hedge fund investor, Hedge Fund Performance, India, Institutional Investors, Japan, Latin America, Liquidity, Managed Accounts, managed futures, Middle East, MSCI, multi-strategy funds, pensions, portfolio diversification, Private Equity, risk management, Russia, S&P 500, Seeding, Single-Manager Funds, strategy, Survey, tail risk, UCITS, Volatility
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.