In-depth, expert analysis on the changing landscape of investments around the world. Leading asset managers reports uncover trends, highlight changes and consider future strategic impact.
The alternative assets industry continued to grow in size in 2015, with alternative assets fund managers now managing an all-time record $7.4tn, up $500bn from this time a year ago. This increase in assets has been driven by investor demand as institutions globally look to further diversify their portfolios to include an ever wider range of asset classes to generate strong returns, reduce volatility, act as an infl ation hedge and deliver reliable income. This report brings together the results of a series of in-depth interviews with over 460 institutional investors, conducted by Preqin’s analysts for the latest editions of the Preqin Global Alternatives Reports. This has enabled us to provide detailed information on investors’ portfolios, future plans, confi dence in different asset classes, concerns for the future and more.
Date added: 14-03-2016
This document by Preqin observes that there has been, in recent years, a rise in competition for infrastructure assets which is pushing prices up as a result. Using data from two previous surveys, the paper presents the thoughts and opinions of over 65 infrastructure firms. It analyses the main issues facing infrastructure managers over the next 12 months, and their views on competition, regulation, deal flow and fundraising
Date added: 02-03-2016
Private equity LPs and GPs are increasingly choosing to invest alongside each other. This idea of "co-investing" is increasingly becoming a part of the PE conversation. This Preqin survey reveals that in today's competitive environment, LPs are increasingly seeking out co-investment opportunities. GPs, in return, will be looking to become more open to offering LPs co-investing rights to improve their chances of successful fundraising. A total of 321 GPs and 222 LPs were surveyed for this paper from North America, Europe and Asia mainly.
Date added: 14-12-2015
Sector: Private Equity
This 10 page paper from Preqin provides an overview of the Asia-Pacific Hedge Fund industry, looking at a range of issues including the type of strategy and relative performance of locally domiciled hedge fund managers.
Date added: 03-06-2015
Sector: Hedge Funds