Women in Alternative Investments: Building Momentum in 2013 and Beyond (Rothstein Kass)

January 2013

KEYWORDS: absolute return, alternative fund managers, assets under management, AUM, California, CalPERS, CalSTRS, chief investment officer, commodity trading advisor, Connecticut Horizon Fund, CTA, Dodd-Frank Act, endowments, family office, foundations, Fund of Funds, fundraising, general partner, hedge fund investor, Hedge Fund Regulation, Hedge Fund Research, hedge funds, Illinois, index, Institutional Investors, JOBS Act, Laborers’ & Retirement Board Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund of Chicago, Liquidity, Maryland, Maryland State Retirement and Pension System, New York, pensions, portfolio diversification, Private Equity, Private Pension, Public Pension, regulatory compliance, risk management, Rothstein Kass, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Survey, venture capital, women and minority owned investment companies, women in alternative investments

Authors:

Meredith Jones

Organizations:
  • Rothstein Kass

Summary:

The report includes a survey of 366 senior women in hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity, and venture capital, as well as service providers to and investors in alternative investments. It focuses on the trends and opportunities for women in the industry, and proprietary performance analysis of women-owned or managed funds.

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