Explore research from MFA, partners, and other industry experts on the trends and impact of the private funds and alternative investment industry. These reports, white papers, and other products provide invaluable insights into the key role of alternative investment funds in capital markets around the world and how they help investors—including pensions, foundations, and endowments—deliver for their beneficiaries.
Leading Data Provider: Portfolios with Hedge Funds Do BetterExternal Research
A new report from Preqin, a leading data provider, finds that hedge funds are an excellent tool to help an investor diversify their portfolio. The report, “Por…
Barclays Hedge Fund Analysis Finds that Pass-Through Expense Funds OutperformExternal Research
Barclays recently analyzed how fees and expensing policies impact investor returns. They gathered a variety of data from nearly 300 funds. Among the multi-mana…
Impact of Hedge Fund Allocation on Endowment ReturnsMFA Report
MFA analysis of Pensions and Investments (P&I) university endowments data found that increasing investments in hedge funds help institutional investors achieve…
The Role of Private Credit in U.S. Capital MarketsMFA Report
Following the 2008 global financial crisis, many banks “de-risked” and, as a result, decreased lending to many small and mid-size companies.