Alternatives Report 2020

Foreword: An evolving sector

Over recent years, alternative funds have moved increasingly mainstream as investors have sought to balance their appetites for risk and return and achieve diversification...

The appetite for alternatives

Jersey is an established jurisdiction as an international fund domiciliation hub, with the net asset value of regulated funds under administration totalling £361 billion...

Shaping alternatives

Our new survey points the way ahead for professionals in all corners of the important – and fast-expanding – alternatives sector. As an international hub for...

Dissecting the data

When respondents were asked which asset classes offered the most exciting opportunities over the next five years (fig 3), private equity and infrastructure emerged...

Drivers of demand

When it came to assessing the types of organisations that will drive demand for alternatives in future, the results were less evenly dispersed (fig 6).  Family...

Decisions, decisions

Looking at alternative fund domiciliation next, we asked respondents to identify the key factors in the decision-making process (fig 8). The responses in decreasing order...

Regulation impact

Next, we asked to what extent the introduction of international regulation has prompted, or is prompting, the alternatives industry to restructure (fig 9). The responses were...

Cost pressures

The survey asked participants to consider the impact of cost pressures on the alternative asset management industry (fig 11). The overarching message is that...

Survey methodology

A total of 67 professionals drawn from across the readership of Funds Europe participated in the survey.When they were asked to say where they...

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