Institutional Investors

US investors want more transparency, KPMG study finds


Greater product transparency and no new regulation are the key demands from US institutional investors, according to a new study from KPMG International.

More than 50% of institutional investors surveyed in the study titled 'Transformation: The Future of Alternative Investments' said they intend to increase their allocations to alternatives, with some intending to allocate more than 10% of their total assets. KPMG surveyed 200 alternative investment managers, administrators and institutional investors in the US and globally.

The study found that as investors increase their stake in alternative investments, they will expect institutional grade controls, increased transparency and flexible product