6 Hedge Fund Trends to Watch in 2018

Hedge fund assets have hit record highs in each of the five past quarters, to some $3.2 trillion, and will grow by 5.5% over the next 12 months, according to Don Steinbrugge, head of Agecroft Partners, in his annual predictions of industry trends. Assets have risen despite a drumbeat of bad news about hedge funds, Steinbrugge… Please follow and like us:

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Hedge Fund AUM to reach an all-time high in 2018 for the 10th year in a row?

Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends stemming from our contact with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations. The hedge fund industry is dynamic, and participants are best served by anticipating, rather than reacting to, change. Below are Agecroft’s 9th annual predictions for the biggest trends… Please follow and like us:

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Filling UST Void Would Require Rates 120 BPs Higher Or Stocks 30% Lower: BAML

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is predicting an equity-rate convergence trade because of what it calls a trifecta of increasing U.S. treasury supply, declining demand and the need for pension and mutual funds to step up. At the heart of the bank’s call is increased Treasury supply over the next five years – anywhere between $3… Please follow and like us:

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Deal Flow Set To Improve And IPOs To Make A Comeback

CHICAGO – Feb. 15, 2017—Last year proved to be a challenging year for the private equity (PE) industry as market instability and political uncertainty took hold worldwide. But 2017 has ushered in a more optimistic outlook, according to BDO’s Eighth Annual PErspective Private Equity Study, a survey of more than 200 fund managers across North America… Please follow and like us:

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