CS investor survey shows optimism for industry

Thu Apr 8, 2010

Investors expect the hedge fund industry to grow beyond its pre-crisis peak this year, with global macro and event-driven funds in line to benefit most, according to a survey undertaken by Credit Suisse’s prime services business.

The firm polled hedge fund investors including pension funds, consultants, family offices and funds of funds, which between them represent around $1 trillion in hedge fund investments.

The results follow those of a hedge fund manager survey announced by Credit Suisse last month. Taken together, the results of the two surveys suggest some similar thinking between allocators and managers.

Investors estimate that the hedge fund industry will grow...

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