Institutional Investors

Preqin survey suggests annual inflows could hit $195 billion


Just under one-third of investors plan to make a commitment to hedge funds in the next 12 months – investing up to a combined $195 billion, according to the latest Preqin hedge fund investor study.

Of these investors, 47% are seeking opportunities to invest in funds of hedge funds. The survey also found that more than half of funds of funds are themselves seeking to make new allocations.

Among public pension funds surveyed, 36% are looking to make extra allocations to hedge funds in the next year, with more than half looking to do so via funds of