Investors are predicting a fourfold year-on-year increase in
inflows into hedge funds in 2011, according to Deutsche Bank's
ninth annual Alternative Investment Survey. The results,
released this week, show investors predicting more than $200
billion in net inflows this year, compared with $50 billion in
2010. This would take industry assets beyond their pre-crisis
peak, to an all-time high of $2.2 trillion.
More than half of investors added to their hedge fund
exposures last year, according to the survey. Furthermore the
results show that investors are not only looking to add further
to their hedge...