Preqin: Fewer institutions taking chance on emerging hedge fund managers

By Christine Williamson, published on November 27, 2013 on Pensions&Investments online

Institutional investors are losing their appetite for emerging hedge fund managers, Preqin said in its November report on emerging hedge funds.

The alternatives research firm said 38% of institutions indicated a willingness to invest with young firms this year vs. 42% in 2012 and 48% in 2011, according to Preqin. 

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Hedge fund managed accounts get serious attention

By Christine Williamson, published on June 24, 2013 on Pensions&Investments online

Alternatives providers see surge of interest from investors eager to exert more control over their assets

Institutional investors are taking a hard look at hedge fund managed accounts as they further unwind hedge funds of funds into direct investments in single- and multistrategy hedge funds or move from separate accounts to gain more control of their investments. 

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