Industry Research

Industry Research

Alternative Investor Survey 2022

Investors are more upbeat than ever about hedge funds, according to our latest annual survey. Despite a very challenging global macro outlook, they remain optimistic about the opportunity set and prospects for the industry going forward

Clarity and certainty on Reg 28

Updated amendments to Reg 28 offer pension funds clarity and regulatory certainty, write Elena Ilkova and Kate Rushton at RMB.

Performance in the new bear market? So far, so good

It’s been a tough year so far in the markets. So how have hedge funds been doing in this new bear market? Well, so far, not too bad.

Absa expands on benefits of Note programme

HedgeNews Africa talks to Adam Reeves from Absa Fund-Linked Solutions about the nuts and bolts of its Note programme.

Rand-based hedge funds increase 12% in 2021, asset survey finds

Assets in rand-based hedge funds grew by 12.5% to R63.13 billion from R56.1 billion the year before, according to the latest HNA asset survey

How agile is your asset management team?

Outsourcing middle- and back-office operations can help unlock “agility-on-demand”, writes Enfusion's Dan Jacobs

ASISA sees growth in regulated hedge funds

Hedge fund industry grows assets to R86.93 billion in an environment of fund consolidation and regulatory constraints, according to ASISA

The days of easy returns are over, but opportunities remain

Grayswan notes that its clients' hedge fund allocations have outperformed the markets over the past three years and with much reduced volatility

Top recent real assets and alternatives papers

Real asset opportunities in 2022: from Chinese cold storage to cell tower REITs. See Savvy Investor's list of the top recent real assets and alternatives content

Déjà vu all over again for hedge funds?

So here we are in 2022 – and are we back to déjà vu again for hedge funds? It is perhaps strange after a year in 2020 when hedge funds – according to most investors – performed well through the early phase of the Covid pandemic. But suddenly it seems the value of hedge funds is back in question. Again.