Hedge funds were once praised for extracting superior performance relative to traditional asset managers. More recently. However, we have witnessed a growing tide of negative sentiment directed at them, driven by a lengthy period of lacklustre hedge fund returns coupled with hefty fees...
Digitization is shaping the alternative investment funds industry—but adoption is slow. Fund businesses that dawdle are missing opportunities to advance in the marketplace by cutting costs, accruing operational benefits, and most of all, satisfying investors (and potential investors) who have shown little patience for businesses that move slowly...
Gauging risk sentiment among hedge fund investors is more art than science but there are some indirect signals that one can use to examine this. If one looks at total inflows into hedge fund strategies in 2016, a clear picture emerges: CTAs attracted USD26 billion in net inflows, in stark contrast to all other strategies, which suffered USD110 billion...