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Preqin: Performance, Demand For More Favourable Fees Main Challenges For Hedge Funds In 2018

Performance and demand for more favourable fees are the top challenges for hedge fund managers in the hedge fund industry this year according to a report from Preqin. Only a third of fund managers surveyed in the Preqin Fund Manager Outlook: Hedge Funds H1 2018 reported that they would reduce management fees to attract investors. The report found that 57% of institutions spoken to in December 2017 wanted managers to reduce both management and performance fees. Despite this stand off between investor demand and fund manager flexibility on fees, 2017 was a better year all round for hedge funds. Nearly three quarters of...