Institutional Investors

Transparency tops liquidity fears in latest SEI survey


More than half (54%) of institutional investors surveyed by SEI plan to increase their target hedge fund allocations in the next 12 months, but roughly 70% said that lack of transparency as their biggest worry when it comes to investing in hedge funds. 

Respondents to SEI’s 2009 survey were focused on hedge fund valuation methods, with more than three out of four investors in this year’s survey saying they also want more detail on sector-level positions, use of leverage, and risk analytics. “Liquidity terms,” which did not even appear on the 2009 list of the top hedge fund selection