14.11.2012 - Preqin: Institutions warming to CTAs
There are now 713 global institutional investors with an active CTA portfolio, a significant increase on 2011, when the number stood at 504, and 2008, when just 331 had CTA funds in their holdings. Preqin has conducted in-depth analysis of the CTA industry using its market leading Hedge Fund Investor Profiles database and newly launched Hedge Fund Analyst product. 42% of funds of funds invest in CTAs. Public pension funds also show a strong appetite for CTA vehicles, with 25% having a preference for such funds. 1,298 funds pursue a managed futures theme, with 62% managed from North America, 32% from Europe and 6% from Asia and Rest of World...............................................Full Article: Source
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