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Alternatives: What's Next?

  • ,  Senior Investment Writer |
  • 17 Nov 2023


The latest insights into private equity, infrastructure, and more…

Are hedge funds still delivering on their expectations? How can allocators spot the right opportunities among infrastructure projects? What are the forces transforming the private equity landscape? These are some of the questions which the papers below try to answer.

Will Infrastructure Deliver For Investors? (Nuveen)

Institutional investors expect a lot when it comes to infrastructure investments. Will this alternative asset class deliver on investors' expectations?

Renewable Infrastructure and the Energy Transition (Hymans Robertson)

This paper argues that a renewables fund could sit within an investor’s growth allocation or long-term enhanced income allocation.

Global Real Estate Viewpoint (BlackRock)

For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in the United States and Canada

Today real estate investors are balancing volatile capital markets and higher rates with relatively stable market fundamentals.

Comparing Real Estate and Infrastructure in a Portfolio Context (CAIS)

The private infrastructure asset class appears to be more sensitive to inflation when compared to private real estate and global public equities.

The Decline in Hedge Fund Performance Persistence

Using a long-term dataset, this paper looks at the curious phenomenon behind the decline of hedge fund performance over the years.

Evaluating Hedge Funds through a Different Lens (CAIA)

The HFRI Composite index has had only one negative year since 1990, when the index fell a measly 1.45% in 2002.

The Performance of Major Private Equity/LBO Firms (Alpha Architect)

Attracted by the glamour and potential for lottery-like returns, global private equity (PE) assets under management reached $4.2 trillion in 2022.

Private Markets Outlook Nov 2023 (Partners Group)

For private equity, the higher-for-longer scenario means increased return dispersion among managers, while private debt continues to benefit from higher rates.