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SEI survey highlights six areas of potential change and improvement for hedge funds

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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Marsha Roth
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: - SEI, a U.S.-headquartered financial solutions provider, has just published the results of a survey of 107 institutional hedge fund investors. The survey was conducted in November and included endowments and foundations (19%), pension plans (18%), family offices (9%), funds of hedge funds (FoHF, one third). Half of the respondents are located in the U.S., a third in the UK and continental Europe, the rest in Asia, the Middle East and Canada.

From the survey, SEI highlighted some areas of potential change and improvement for hedge funds, and thus formulated "Six ways hedge funds need to adapt now." Here is an brief overview of those six ways.

The first piece of advice is to have a sustainable edge, since most investors think manager selection is one of the three top challenges of hedge fund investing. Marsha Roth, senior managing director with Angelo, Gordon & Co., commented in the survey: "Differentiation is critically important for managers in order to get institutional investors to understand the value your fund brings to their portfolio. While differentiation is a simple concept, it is difficult to accomplish because of the proliferation of funds. It is important to educate investors about what you do and how you do it, and a key part o......................

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