The majority were in renewable energy, and two were the largest deals in the space to date.
‘Red unicorns’ take in $56 billion in first half of 2018.
Total assets under management hit $722 billion, with $246 billion in dry powder.
Despite mediocre returns in 2018, most investors are optimistic about the next 12 months.
CTAs, macro, and relative value strategies disappoint, but credit strategies gain the most.
The nation’s VC deals and growth fundraising have been climbing to new heights since 2016.
Report finds US holds 72% of the global hedge fund assets.
Growth of holdings climbed 8% last year, Preqin data indicate.
The last month in Q2 ends rocky, but the YTD and one-year returns are still OK.
Since 2015, the ESG-based asset class, which invests in the likes of farming and timber, has been delivering stronger returns.
Asset class faction and interest has grown by almost 50 members since last year.
While most strategies recovered, liquid alternatives struggled for the third month in a row.
Report says asset class is ‘experiencing a renaissance’ among institutional investors.
Investors seek to allocate more to private debt, infrastructure in coming year.