Sunday, 29 November 2015
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Mar 4 2009 | 11:41am ET
The majority of hedge fund and fund of hedge funds assets globally are from institutional investors, and one-third of those assets now come from pension funds, according the Alternative Investment Management Association.
Traditionally, high-net worth individuals accounted for most of the assets managed by the hedge fund industry, but, according to Tom Kehoe, research manager at AIMA, institutional investors have been steadily increasing in significance in recent years.
“And we think they now account for an absolute majority of AUM. Pension funds account for about a third of that, or one-sixth overall. These figures are estimates, but they are informed by all the data at our disposal,” he said.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…