Sat, Aug 23, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
New Managers December 2012

News & Perspectives - Recent news, views and findings of interest to emergin hedge fund managers and investors

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......................

To view our full article please login

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

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Institutions – Texas Employees sets 2015 tactical plan for alternatives, CalPERS' real estate consultant cautions the pension fund's investment committee, Why Sunsuper likes hedge funds[more]

    Texas Employees sets 2015 tactical plan for alternatives From PIOnline.com: Texas Employees Retirement System will invest in up to four new hedge funds in the next fiscal year, which begins Sept. 1. Trustees approved 2015 tactical investment plans for the hedge fund, private equity and in

  2. Private equity follows hedge funds into reinsurance for long-term capital[more]

    From Artemis.bm: It’s not just hedge funds that are entering the insurance and reinsurance market in search of so-called long-term capital to put to work in their strategies, private equity firms targeting the space are also seeking opportunities to add assets under management. The entry of large pr

  3. North America – New York City’s next hot neighborhoods targeted with property funds[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: New York’s real estate world is filled with tales of ordinary people who bought property decades ago and saw values skyrocket to the millions. Seth Weissman is seeking investors to get in early on the next hot neighborhoods. The veteran of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and hedge

  4. Investing – George Soros bets $2bn on stock market collapse, Warren Buffett's Berkshire reveals Charter stake, cuts DirecTV, Hedge funds lusting to cash out of MGM, Top hedge fund managers are buying Ally Financial, Hedge funds dumped 5m Herbalife shares in Q2, Paulson & Co hedge fund ups Puerto Rico real estate bet, Netflix Inc., Citigroup Inc, Google Inc are top new picks in Tiger Management’s 13F[more]

    George Soros bets $2bn on stock market collapse From Newsmax.com: Billionaire investor George Soros has increased his financial bet that U.S. stocks will collapse to more than $2 billion. The legendary hedge fund manager has been raising his negative bet on the Standard & Poor's 500 Inde

  5. Investors now net short S&P500 and increased Russell shorts, technicals suggest further selling[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Market Neutral funds increased their market exposure to -1% net short from -6% net short last week, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Hedge Fund Monitor. The report also added