McKinsey Report Identifies Six Strategies for Competing Successfully in the Alternative Investment Business

According to the Global Wealth & Asset Management Practice of McKinsey & Company, there are now about $10 trillion in global alternative investments, comprised of hedge funds, private equity, real assets, funds of funds and retail alternative funds.  McKinsey recently polled about 300 institutional investors, which manage $2.7 trillion of aggregate assets, and conducted interviews with 50 of those investors.  McKinsey’s survey report presents the survey participants’ views on the alternative investments space, including their investment preferences and allocation plans; describes the convergence between traditional and alternative investment managers; and offers guidance for managers who wish to thrive in the alternatives space.  See also “BNY Panels Discuss the Supply Of, and Demand For, Alternative Mutual Funds,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 21 (Jun. 2, 2014).

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