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Asia Focused Hedge Funds Dominate As 2017 Nears Close

Asia Focused Hedge Funds Dominate As 2017 Nears Close

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark generated 1.15% in October, the benchmark’s twelfth consecutive month of positive returns. With year-to-date returns climbing to 9.30% so far, this year, the hedge fund industry remains firmly on track to generate its best […]

Women-Owned Venture Capital Firm Activity In November 2017

Women-Owned Venture Capital Firm Activity In November 2017

In this month’s edition of Private Equity & Venture Capital Spotlight, we expand on data featured in the recently released Women in Alternative Assets report, including: The impact of women deal-makers Initiatives to improve gender imbalance Investors in women-owned firms […]

Hedge Funds Make Gains Of 1.43 Percent In September

Hedge Funds Make Gains Of 1.43 Percent In September

Preqin Hedge Fund Performance Update: September 2017 Hedge funds made gains of +1.43% in September, the highest monthly return seen since January. This has continued 2017’s strong run of performance; the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark has seen year-to-date gains […]

In Alts, Women Make Up 72% Of Jr. IR Roles

In Alts, Women Make Up 72% Of Jr. IR Roles

Average proportion of women among senior staff is 11% across the industry Preqin’s latest overview of women in alternative assets finds that just under one in five employees at fund management firms are female*. This rate varies widely by role, […]