Private equity is “poised” to become the largest alternative asset class in Europe, as a strong fundraising environment continues. Assets in hedge funds – currently the most popular type of alternative investment – have declined as a result of poor performance, according to data provider Preqin’s annual Alternatives in Europe report, prepared in partnership with Amundi, the fund manager.
Two thirds of alternative investment managers expect increase in AIFMD assets despite ongoing ‘confusion’
80 per cent of private equity raised by 20 per cent of GPs
CEPRES has released its latest analytics of the private markets landscape showing the increasing dominance of the largest private equity firms on their PE.Analyzer investment network.
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As popular as the alternative investments industry remains, attracting and retaining investors at a time when asset classes are converging means that managers need to constantly think about how best to differentiate themselves