Institutional allocations to hedge funds trend upwards despite performance woes
Wed Apr 4, 2012
Industry survey season predicts significant fresh investments by year-end
By Susan Barreto
Optimism thrives just as hedge fund returns are beginning to
nudge into positive territory following their abysmal
performance in 2011. Investors holding on to cash are expected
to abandon the sidelines and come back to an industry that has
proven itself among institutional investors despite nagging
losses and failure to reach high water marks, according to the
first-quarter round of annual investor surveys from Deutsche
Bank, Credit Suisse, SEI, NACUBO-Commonfund and bFinance.
Last year, InvestHedge tracked on average roughly $1.4
billion a month flowing into hedge funds, even as a flood of
redemptions were making things tough on funds of hedge funds
and, to a lesser degree, on single-manager hedge funds that had
also been under-performing or at the centre of SEC
According to Deutsche Bank Global Prime Finance's annual
survey of investors, investors will will see the hedge fund
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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