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SOURCE Credit Suisse AG
NEW YORK, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Suisse released its Tenth Annual Global Hedge Fund Investor Survey today, entitled Great Expectations, in which responses from 345 institutional investors representing $1.1 trillion of hedge fund investments, were analyzed on a number of topics including:
Key highlights from the 2018 Credit Suisse Annual Global Hedge Fund Investor Survey:
Robert Leonard, Managing Director and Global Head of Capital Services at Credit Suisse, said:
"Last year hedge funds had strong performance and also continued to improve the alignment of interests between themselves and their investors. Accordingly, as we begin 2018, the vast majority of institutional investors appear pleased with the contributions from their hedge fund portfolios. In fact, the number of investors who indicated that their hedge fund allocations met or exceeded their expectations more than doubled from last year, which is a very positive development for the industry."
Other findings from the Survey included:
The survey, produced by Credit Suisse's Hedge Fund Capital Services Group, is one of the most comprehensive and longest running in the industry-focused on pension funds, endowments, foundations, consultants, private banks, family offices and funds of hedge funds-and with respondents diversified across all global regions.
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Credit Suisse AG
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