Hedge Funds

Crowding seen as serious risk by investors, says Credit Suisse

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In its latest Hedge Fund Investor Survey, Credit Suisse Prime Services showed that crowding, sovereign risk and excessive beta gave most investors the most concern in the ranking of which risk factors are seen as most worrying by investors.

The annual Credit Suisse hedge fund investor survey analyses responses from institutional investors representing $1.2 trillion of hedge fund investments from 600 investor groups, including pension funds, consultants, family offices and funds of hedge funds.

Edgar Senior, managing director and global co-head of capital services at Credit Suisse in London, said: “As well as addressing the core question of