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Value of assets placed through Mercer’s manager search activity totalled US$76.3 billion in 2007, with average placement US$100 million Global equity and real estate are most searched product categories globally in 2007 Search activity in non-traditional asset classes continues to rise globally as investors seek to diversify their portfolios in the face of unstable markets, according to data released by Mercer today. The 2007 Manager Search Trends report gives insight into institutional investment mandate hiring patterns and trends across the world, and is based on activity reported through ...
Dissatisfied with performance in the equity and bond markets, investors have tapped into "alternative asset classes" like hedge funds, real estate and private equity. Today, such investments are considered quite mainstream. Some investors are now hoping to find shelter in alternative investments such as fine art, wine, antique furniture and even stamps. Is fine art a good investment? On the surface, these alternative investments' performances are alluring. Indices tracking the performance of high-class art have held up well in the recent economic slowdown, while art auction ... Read More
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- vaidynath 2 alternative paths: On one side, debt destruction, asset class deflation & an outside-in globalization once the dust settles-Todd Harrison
- cervino_academy An alternative way to view managed futures investments is as a separate asset class in a diversified portfolio of... http://bit.ly/cUvDiV
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