KEYWORDS: Survey, Institutional Investors, assets under management, AUM, infrastructure, hedge fund infrastructure, Hedge Fund Regulation, compensation, fees, redemption terms, Hedge Fund Managers, hedge fund investor, liquidity risk, counterparty risk, Eurozone, global financial crisis, transparency, hedge funds
Ratan Engineer, Arthur Tully
Ernst & Young
This year’s survey includes responses from 100 of the largest hedge fund managers in the world and 50 major institutional investors with more than US$715 billion in assets (US$190 billion of which is allocated to hedge funds).
We asked them about manager selection, headcount, infrastructure, outsourcing, regulation and reporting, compensation, fees and expenses and the future of the hedge fund industry. Here are some of our key findings: