Institutions are the fastest-growing sector for hedge fund investment
"Institutional investors will continue to be major players in new assets moving into hedge funds, helping to drive an additional $50 billion to $60 billion in assets to the industry during the year."
- eVestment: 2016 Hedge Fund Industry Outlook, January 2016
"Institutional investors plan to raise allocations to alternative assets in 2017."
- Opalesque headline, February 2017
But do managers have what it takes to gain their attention?
“Many hedge fund presentations are too complex and confusing for trustees to understand."
- Dr Ros Altmann, CBE, UK Minister for Pensions, from her website
"Most investors remain below their long-term target allocation to alternatives . . . but . . . finding the true outperformers is a difficult prospect, particularly when . . . marketing documents . . . are not meeting their needs."
- Prequin survey, February 2017