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Credit Suisse expects continued strong inflows into hedge funds during H2 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

A recent Deutsche Bank survey indicated that pension fund trustees are becoming increasingly sure of the merits of hedge fund investing; and institutional investors around the globe are allocating more to alternative assets, according to a fresh AMP Capital Institutional Investor Report. Furthermore, the latest survey from Preqin found that at least 80% of investors in each alternative asset class plan to maintain or increase their allocations throughout 2013 (full article here). A Commonfund institutional investor survey in March said that 23% will increase their exposure to hedge funds (full article here). There are a lot of claims about institutional investors’ increased interest in alternatives, and now Credit Suisse has just issued a comparable observation.

The results of Credit Suisse’ mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Survey, which polled 185 in......................

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