Global Alternative Assets Jumped to $6.3 Trillion in 2014
The world’s 100 largest alternative investment managers had $3.5 trillion in assets under management in 2014.
U.S. IPO Volume Surges in Q2
The U.S. IPO market perked up smartly in the second quarter, PwC reported.
Greece, China Turmoil Hit Hedge Funds in June
Big declines in Chinese equities and uncertainty around Greece’s referendum cast dark shadows over the hedge fund sector in June.
LGBT Couples Need Marriage Advice (the Financial Kind)
Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, many gay couples are unsure how to proceed, a Wells Fargo survey found.
Alternative Mutual Funds Trickled Onto Market in First Half
Alt fund launches are getting a slow start this year, Preqin reported.
Schwab’s Kleintop: 5 Developments Investors Missed While Watching Greece
Investors focused on Greece over the past week may have missed other developments that could be at least as influential on markets, Kleintop says.
Foundations, Endowments Buying Emerging Market Debt
Over the past decade, foundations and endowments have repositioned their market exposures away from long-only U.S. equities, according to a new report from eVestment.
Fearing Rate Hike, Wealthy Opting Out of Market
The Spectrem Millionaire Investor Confidence Index in June plunged to its lowest point in 16 months, Spectrem Group reported Tuesday.
Alternative Assets Will Grow to $15.3 Trillion in Five Years: PwC
AUM will grow fastest in the developing world, the study predicts.
Millennials’ Charity Strongly Influenced by Co-Workers
Millennial employees were 46% likelier to make a donation if a co-worker encouraged them to do so, a study found.