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New Managers December 2012

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News & Perspectives Concept survey finds institutional allocators more open to emerging managers

Concept Capital Markets conducted a survey of some 108 investors, representing $150bn in direct hedge fund assets, ‘to gain insights into allocators' dispositions toward hedge funds', and found that there will be an increasing allocations for 2013, with an emphasis on emerging managers. Indeed, respondents to the survey overwhelmingly (86%) indicated that they will be increasing their allocations to hedge funds in 2013. And emerging managers appear to be the principal beneficiaries of these increased commitments, with 58% of respondents targeting managers with less than $50m AUM and 61% of respondents showing interest in managers with track records of less than two years. Additionally, institutional allocators seem to be less reluctant to be early investors. More than half of respondents to the survey indicated that they had already been "day one" investors, and of those that had not committed capital to startups, 40% responded that they would be open to the opportunity. (Full Opalesque article).

E&Y survey finds investors allocate more to new managers, FoFs get more concessions

Ernst & Young's 6th annual survey of the global hedge fund market also found that investor support for emerging and start-up funds is increasing.

However, there is an accompanying squeeze on margins, most notably from funds of funds managers, who are demanding and getting a variety of concessions, particularly on fees (95%), often in r......................

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This article was published in Opalesque's New Managers a top-down monthly analysis, news and research publication on the global emerging manager space.
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