2011 Institutional Investors
Survey: Institutional Investors to Move to Hedge Funds in 2011
It has been a tough few years for the hedgies, with many funds claims of non-existent correlation to other asset classes blown apart by the GFC.
Many institutions were scarred by the experience of being stuck in underperforming strategies after many funds were forced to halt redemptions in the face of widespread withdrawals.
The subsequent backlash forced many funds to heed the call from investors and, two years on, they now look set to reap the benefits of providing greater transparency and liquidity.
"Hedge fund managers have had to make changes to the ways they structure and market thier funds, not only to win back confidence from existing investors, but also to attract new investors," researcher Preqin said in a report released this week. Source