Investors expected to increase allocations, Goldman study finds


Investors polled by Goldman Sachs expect to increase their allocations to hedge funds by 24% in 2007, according to a recent survey conducted by the firm. These expectations are down slightly from the same time last year, as private investors expect lower growth, while funds of funds expect a growth rate similar to last year’s and foundations and endowments expect an increase.

For its Seventh Annual Global Hedge Fund Investor Survey, Goldman Sachs surveyed 556 investor groups, all of which actively allocate capital to single-manager hedge funds. The respondents currently invest a combined $1.1 trillion in single-manager hedge