Graphic of the Day: Ranking Sources of New Clients for Hedge Funds

From PwC/AIMA Today’s graphic comes from The Global Hedge Fund Distribution Survey 2015.       The report is based on a survey in mid-2015 of 146 AIMA members which manage traditional hedge funds, or liquid alternative funds, or both. The respondents to the survey manage around $550 billion in hedge fund assets, or close to 20% of the […] Read more »

Hedge Fund Beta Exposure of Towers Watson Clients

From Hedge Fund Insight staff In a recent paper Towers Watson provided an overview on the smart beta investment thesis and some of the more common and implementable strategies.  According to the consultants smart beta techniques are worthwhile pursuing in asset classes that have historically been expensive, difficult to access and/or illiquid in nature. The […] Read more »

And How Have The Internal Processes Developed At The Endowment To Invest In Hedge Funds?

By Simon Kerr One of the best things about the flows into the hedge fund industry coming from American investing institutions is that a good proportion of them are from public bodies. Consequently there is very good transparency about the activities in the hedge fund sector of state pension plans, for example. Through the annual […] Read more »