Battle of the investor surveys

Tue May 4, 2010

Two major new surveys by Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank highlight key changes in investor attitudes

This year InvestHedge is taking a closer look at two of the most in depth investor surveys to find out what investors seem to really want, especially in the UCITS III and managed account arenas, which are currently dominating the headlines.

Edgar Senior, Credit Suisse and Sean Capstick, Deutsche Bank

Both of these areas, as well as strategy and asset flows, are covered in great depth by the two surveys. While Deutsche Bank has also taken a look at the seeding world, Credit Suisse has covered other alternative investment formats and structures.

Credit Suisse has also looked at niche strategies, listed funds, ETFs, replicators, leverage, investable indices, guaranteed products and extension strategies, as well as secondary and co-investing for opportunistic returns.

Each survey offers different insights into what investors want, and the different answers are largely because each survey asks questions in different ways and presents the findings in...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H


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