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3May, 2017

Context Summits: 72% of Investors Looking to Increase Alternatives Exposure

Institutional investors remain interested in alternative investments for 2017, with the sector holding their attention for a second year in a row…

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21April, 2017

Young hedge fund managers try to score capital at Wall Street’s version of speed dating

Raising money for hedge funds can be hard. In an industry experiencing dismal (if any) returns and 10,000 competitors, connecting with new investors can be even more challenging…

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21April, 2017

Context Summits Poll: Demand Rising for Alternative Assets and New Strategies

Institutional investors are broadly maintaining their commitments to the alternative investment industry and nearly three-quarters plan to increase their allocations this year…

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14October, 2016

Survey: 59 of allocators see US election as greatest macro headwind – Opalesque

A survey by Context Summits found that more than half of allocators fear the US election…

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14October, 2016

Institutional investors and family offices continue allocating to alts in 2016

Ninety two per cent of institutional investors and family offices have allocated to two or more funds in 2016 while 73 per cent of investors reported a net increase in their investments to alternative investment strategies since 2015…

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20July, 2016

Context Summits Alternative Lending 2016 to Convene Emerging Innovators and Leading Visionaries in Dana Point, September 28, 2016

Some of the world’s most diverse and prominent leaders in alternative lending and alternative asset management will be featured at the inaugural Context Summits Alternative Lending 2016, which will take place on September 28, 2016 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA.

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5July, 2016

HFC Appoints Two New Members to the Global Board of Directors

Jennifer Collins, an Independent Director at Carne Group, and Mark Salameh, Co-Founder and CEO of Context Summits, were appointed to the HFC Global Board of Directors on June 22, 2016…

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7April, 2016

2016 ALLOCATOR TRENDS REPORT: CONSENSUS AND DISSENSION

Context Summits has published a detailed report on the views of those who allocate money into hedge funds.

Almost everybody they talked to is in on the act. Ninety-six percent of investors expect to allocate to two or more hedge funds in 2016.  A majority (57%) were prepared to invest in at least four hedge funds in 2016. But there may be some sample bias there, since the sample consisted of attendees at Context Summits Miami 2016, on February 3-5.

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31March, 2016

Institutional investors increase allocations to hedge funds but want to see greater risk controls – survey

Context Summits latest allocator survey shows that institutional investors plan to increase their allocations to hedge funds but want to see greater risk controls. 81 percent of investors say they want to see a clear investment process from managers and 71 percent said they want to see better risk management. Allocators say they are still looking at performance, but…

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