Opalesque Industry Update – SEB has published its first empirical Nordic Hedge Fund Investor Survey. Respondents represent over $630bn in assets from pension funds, insurance companies, and asset managers. Surprisingly, most investors have not yet filled their maximum allocation quotas the hedge funds, and as is the trend in other regions of the world, fund of hedge fund popularity is quickly declining as most investors said they will invest in single managers as opposed to FoHFs. |
41% of the group will be increasing their allocations to hedge funds, and 68% of the hedge fund investments went to managers outside the Nordic region.
What are investors looking for?
Some interesting facts about the allocation process include:
You can download SEB’s Nordic Hedge Fund Investor Survey 2010 from Opalesque here:Source