New York (HedgeCo.net) – The upcoming BHA Q3 report indicates that throughout the third quarter, over 37 percent of investors profiled cited a specific interest in event-driven hedge funds, primarily in the merger arbitrage and distressed fixed income areas.
During the third quarter, BHA noted a 20% increase in investors actively evaluating with the intention to invest in fund of hedge funds relative to Q2.
During the third quarter, BHA found that of those investors actively investing in private equity 18% were wealth advisors, 13% were government pension funds, and 15% were family offices and insurance companies. Nearly 50% of the private equity investors that were interviewed indicated that they were looking to speak with new venture capital managers.
The full report is due to be released on October 20th, 2009.
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