In a report released by Prequin, women make up just 19 percent of total roles in alternative asset managers. Which means, less than one in five employees at alternative asset management firms are female – and still fewer women hold senior roles or investing positions.
A range of alternative investments be REITs, InvITs, Private Equity (PE) or venture capital funds (VCF), have been on offer among instruments available. Are these instruments finding favour with the investment community?
The Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI), formerly the Hedge Fund Standards Board, an industry body, has developed a standardized figure for expenses and fees that it said would allow investors to better understand, compare and monitor costs across hedge funds and other alternative investment products.
After a record-setting second quarter, new commitments to private capital funds fell over the last three months – but 2017 could still finish on a high note. Prequin, in a report released on Tuesday, 3rd Oct ’17, reported a 31% drop in the fund raised during the third quarter.