Industry Analysis

Deutsche Bank survey finds the entrepreneurial spirit is back

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Bullish sentiment on market performance, flows and industry dynamics were the clear messages from DB’s ninth annual Alternative Investment Survey

Anita Nemes
In the ninth annual Alternative Investment Survey by Deutsche Bank, hedge fund investors continue to believe in the benefits of hedge fund investing. Bullish sentiment on market performance, flows and industry dynamics were the clear messages conveyed by the 528 investors, which collectively manage $1.3 trillion, that Deutsche Bank surveyed for its 2011 report.

Based on performance and net inflow expectations, the hedge fund industry is expected to reach $2.25 trillion by the end of 2011 as investors expect inflows of $210 billion, said Anita Nemes, global head of capital introduction at Deutsche