Deutsche Bank Alternative Investment Survey Explores Fee and Liquidity Trends, the Landscape for Investment Intermediaries and Early Stage Investment Terms (Part Two of Two)

Deutsche Bank Global Prime Finance (DB) has released the results of its 13th annual Alternative Investment Survey.  This article, the second of two-part coverage, summarizes the portions of the survey that address fee and liquidity trends; trends among intermediaries; and early stage investing and seeding.  The first article described the survey methodology and demographics and summarized the portions of the survey that deal with allocations to alternative investments in general, and to hedge funds in particular; allocation plans by strategy and region; and investor preferences regarding hedge fund track record, minimum size, and initial and target investment ticket sizes.  For coverage of DB’s November 2013 survey, see “Deutsche Bank Survey Describes the Contours of the Nontraditional Hedge Fund Product Market: Investor Appetite, Performance, Marketing, Fees and More,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jan. 23, 2014).  For more on fees, liquidity terms and early stage investments, see “Sidley Partners Discuss Evolving Hedge Fund Fee Structures, Seed Deal Terms, Single Investor Hedge Funds, Risk Aggregators, Expense Allocations, Co-Investments and Fund Liquidity (Part One of Two),” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 36 (Sep. 25, 2014).

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