Industry to hit $2.26 trillion by year end, says Deutsche Bank
Mon Mar 5, 2012
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The hedge fund industry is set to hit $2.26 trillion by the end
of 2012, according to the 10th edition of the Deutsche Bank
Alternative Investment Survey. The consolidation in the hedge
fund space is going to continue with the big becoming bigger.
In 2002, no hedge fund had more than $10 billion in assets.
Today, the world's largest hedge fund manages almost $80
billion and 44% of respondents are invested in managers with
more than $1 billion in assets, up from 25% in 2009.
The largest hedge fund managers with assets of more than $5
billion raised nearly $51 billion in 2011 for a number of
reasons. To begin with there were a few large, well-established
managers that out-performed in 2011 and an increasing number of
institutions have chosen to go direct with their investments,
selecting a well-established fund with a long and proven track
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