Institutions Show Appetite For Emerging Hedge Funds

May 27 2008 | 10:30am ET

With hedge fund assets under management reaching US$3 trillion and new hedge funds appearing every month, institutional investors say they’ll invest in newbie hedge funds, specifically spinout teams.

According to a Preqin Hedge survey of 50 institutional investors, 46% will invest in emerging manager hedge funds, and the number grows to 56% regarding spinout teams. Just 8% said they will provide seed capital to new vehicles.


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