Pensions, Not HNWs, Driving Hedge Fund Growth: KPMG
Change is transforming the hedge fund industry, affecting product mixes and fee structures, markets and investor types, KPMG reports.
73% of Hedge Funds Rolled Out in 2014 Were Equity-Related
The average fee structure in U.S.-based hedge funds is now 1.7 and 20, the law firm Seward & Kissel found in its yearly study.
Top Portfolio Products: RS Investments Launches 2 Alt Funds
Arrow rolls out market-factor ETF, while Deutsche adds three hedged fixed-income funds.
El-Erian: ‘Wow Jobs Report’ Sets Stage for Rate Hike
The February jobs report confirms that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, with Mohamed El-Erian smitten by data many others find unsightly.
Advisors Wading Deeper Into Liquid Alts
The liquid alt strategy used by the greatest number of advisors is real estate, a Practical Perspectives report finds.
For Hedge Funds, It Pays to Be the Biggest or the Best
Hedge fund assets will grow at a 7% clip in 2014, surpassing $3 trillion by year-end, according to a Deutsche Bank survey released Tuesday.
Private Equity Exit Volume Hits Record Level in 2014
Strong exit trends mean strong returns for investors.
Dirty Drugs: The Next Frontier in Health Care
Scientists are looking for new and better antibiotics from bacteria found in dirt.
Categorization Confusion—The ‘Alternatives’ Problem
How do you explain “alternative investments” to the typical investor who doesn’t live and breathe the markets?
3 Tips for Using Leveraged ETFs
Before jumping in, advisors and clients should do some homework on these tricky investments.