For many years institutional investors have been at the forefront of investing in the alternative investment space and have driven demand in the market for innovative solutions, in order to reduce both investment and operational risk and enhance returns by creating the optimal conditions to generate and preserve alpha. The shift from investing in commingled structures to bespoke solutions has significantly increased following the credit crisis and a number of well documented frauds within the industry. As we go deeper into this economic cycle it is a trend that is likely to continue.
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