Growing up: a new environment for hedge funds
The hedge fund industry is in the midst of a transformation. The growth environment is constantly changing and, as a result, managers have become more focused than ever on improving operational effectiveness, increasing alignment of interest and delivering value to their investors. New strategies, new investors, new markets and new (and often more customized) products and services are changing the market dynamics.

Insights from the survey
  • Customized fees anticipated to be a key growth strategy over next 5 years
  • Asia Pacific is becoming an important hedge fund market
  • Liquid alternatives are gaining traction
  • Regulation is the largest barrier, with 77 percent of respondents identifying regulation as a large threat to growth
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