Investors are predicting a fourfold year-on-year increase in inflows into hedge funds in 2011, according to Deutsche Bank’s ninth annual Alternative Investment Survey. The results, released this week, show investors predicting more than $200 billion in net inflows this year, compared with $50 billion in 2010. This would take industry assets beyond their pre-crisis peak, to an all-time high of $2.2 trillion.
More than half of investors added to their hedge fund exposures last year, according to the survey. Furthermore the results show that investors are not only looking to add further to their hedge fund allocations, but