Institutional Investors

SEI survey: investors want more communication, direct access


With large sums of money poised to flow into hedge funds this year, managers must address investor transparency and liquidity concerns to take advantage of new funding opportunities, according to the fifth annual global study by SEI in collaboration with Greenwich Associates.

The report indicates a need for hedge fund managers to move beyond portfolio transparency to provide investors with consistent, frequent and insightful communication, along with direct access to investment teams. Liquidity and the inability to control exit strategies are also key concerns for investors.

“Transparency has been the focus for managers in recent years, but we’re