With the AIFMD-deadline of 22 July approaching, the majority of fund managers active in Europe have not yet filed an application.
Europe’s high net worth individuals have increased their weighting to alternative investments by almost 50% over the past year.
European investors have significantly increased their investments in long-short European equity funds.
The majority of fund buyers attending Expert Investor Spain in Madrid yesterday are planning to increase their allocation to alternative equity products.
German fund selectors turn to absolute return strategies in an attempt to diversify their investments.
International asset managers are not too worried about the consequences of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Hedge fund investors are switching into equity strategies from credit, according to the January eVestment survey of hedge fund flows.
Investors can no longer rely on commodity futures to protect their portfolios against stock market volatility, according to a working paper published by the Bank for International Settlements