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Investors still tend "to build hedge fund portfolios that are multi-strategy and diversified in nature"

Monday, September 30, 2013

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

In the 2013 Preqin Investor Network Global Alternative Report, hedge fund experts talk about what investors prefer, the changing fund of hedge funds landscape and the value of investing in hedge funds among other things.

The 2013 Preqin Investor Network Global Alternative Report is a 105 page report exclusively aimed at institutional investors, which gives a complete review of the alternative assets industry. Preqin Ltd. is an intelligence firm focused on the alternative asset industry.

Robert Howie: investors are increasingly building customized portfolios The more liquid alternative funds, especially hedge funds, have seen a slow but steady increase in capital coming from institutional investors, says Robert Howie, European Head of Mercer’s Alternative Research boutique, in an article on the importance of alternative investments.

"Strategies that offer more diversification benefit, for example, macro trading strategies (especially managed futures), have attracted more capital, as have some of the more niche strategies such as insurance-linked securities," he continues. "Investors are increasingly building customized portfolios, rather than through off-the shelf funds of ......................

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