TITLE

M&A Wave May Be Near For Smaller Hedge Funds

AUTHOR(S)
Colter, Allison Bisbey
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
American Banker;8/24/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 130, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a preference among pension funds and wealthy investors for hedge funds with more than $5 billion in assets could prompt a spate of merger activity among smaller funds. Large funds took in all of the $23.3 billion such investors committed to hedge funds during the first half of 2010. Charles McDonald of consultant Towers Watson observes that investors are increasingly drawn to the security and reduced risk of larger funds.
ACCESSION #
53067187

 

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