Institutional Investors

Outlook for the UCITS hedge fund industry is ‘bullish’, Deutsche survey says


Investors predict more than $400 billion will be invested in UCITS hedge funds in the next two years, according to a new Deutsche Bank survey.

The survey also found that investors expect more than $185 billion to flow into these types of funds, which includes absolute return funds using the UCITS wrapper, in the next twelve months.

The survey, conducted by the Deutsche Bank Hedge Fund Capital Group, indicates the industry will grow significantly, with allocations to all UCITS strategies remaining high.

Deutsche Bank's Daniel Caplan

The bank surveyed 184 investor entities, representing more than $2.1 trillion in assets. These wealth managers, insurance companies, fund of funds, family offices and high net worth individuals on average expect to have more