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The Survey Says… 

Feb 11th, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, What about beta?, Consultants, Hedge Fund Strategies, Institutional Investing, Hedge Funds, Asset Allocation Models, Alternative Investments in Context, Institutional Asset Management, Private Investments, Allocating to A.I.

By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association Earlier this year, we surveyed the CAIA Association Membership to ascertain their views on investment-related topics as we step into 2019. We had well over 1,000 responses which, according to the statisticians, puts us in the 95% confidence interval, plus or minus 3%. The respondents’ geographic breakdown tracked the home region of our broader Member base, andRead More


A Preqin Prequel? 

Nov 5th, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, What about beta?, The A.I. Industry, Industry Size & Managers, Private Investments, Real Assets, Allocating to A.I.

By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association In the world of cinema, by most accounts, it is The Godfather Part II that holds the top spot for best movie prequel. Interestingly, by design and title, it is also a sequel. Sequels at the box office are often panned but this production wasRead More


First Quarter: An Industry Recovers From a Dry Spell

May 18th, 2017 | Filed under: Newly Added, The A.I. Industry, Industry Size & Managers, Hedge Funds, Structure of the Hedge Funds Industry

Preqin’s review of the hedge fund space in the first quarter of 2017 describes the quarter as a time of “return to form” after a dry spell. Two thirds of the investors interviewed by Preqin at the end of 2016 had said that their hedge fund investments had failed toRead More


Private Capital Fundraising Slows: Green and Brown Valleys

Jul 14th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Farmland, Natural Resources and Land, Operationally Intensive Real Assets, Real Estate Equity Investments, Real Assets, Other Topics in A.I.

Preqin, the multinational data and consulting firm, has looked at the second quarter and found it was, for private capital fundraising  … slow. So was the quarter before it. Together they made up the first half of 2016, in which the funds closed in the world of private capital globallyRead More


Alternatives Appetite 2016: Bulk Up or Slim Down?

Feb 8th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Hedge Fund Industry Trends, The A.I. Industry, Structure of the Hedge Funds Industry

By Diane Harrison January started the year off with a bang, as global markets were rocked by Fed tightening, China crumbling, and lots of political mumbling. Prices swooned across the board and spooked investors, who strained to make sense of a financial foundation that seems to be built on sand.Read More


Alternative Investments By the Numbers: Top 5 2015 YTD Takeaways

Jul 23rd, 2015 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Performance, Analytics & Metrics, Private Equity, Hedge Fund Strategies, Alpha Strategies, Liquid Alts

Guest columnist Andre Boreas takes a look at the alternative investment universe year-to-date 2015 by the numbers.Read More


Women in Senior Roles in Alternative Finance: The Marathon Continues

Mar 16th, 2015 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Alpha Hunters, Alpha Strategies, Alpha Seekers

Funds of funds are quite different entities from single-manager funds from the point of view of the number of women in senior C-suite roles. Different in what direction? That depends upon the country under consideration. Read More


Preqin: Investor Interest in Real Estate Revives

Sep 18th, 2012 | Filed under: Real Estate

The good news from the Preqin survey is that 37 percent of the interviewees said they expect to deploy more capital to real estate over the next 12 months than they did over the last 12 months. The better news is that in a January 2012 survey only 26 percent had said that. Read More


The Asia-Pacific Private Equity Parade: Is it Passing You By?

Sep 27th, 2011 | Filed under: Private Equity

It is true by definition that the crowd is right in the midst of a trend, and wrong at the moment when that trend is about to reverse itself.  In the Asia Pacific region, broad confidence in opportunities for private equity surely constitutes by now, a trend, even a parade.Read More