Liquid Alternatives:
Hedge Fund Strategies in 1940 Act Products

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Date Published: April 26, 2017
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The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the liquid alternatives market, a market that has emerged to provide alternative investments strategies in 1940 structures. This research analyzes liquid alternatives data by investment strategy, highlights successful distribution strategies, and offers a series of predictions for the liquid alternatives market. This research is included in Tiburon's coverage of alternative investments.

This research addresses the three historical phases of the liquid alternatives market, including: 

  • Emergence Phase
  • Middle Phase
  • Retrenchment Phase

    This research summarizes the market growth and highlights the leaders.

    This research defines key investment strateges, including:

    • Nontraditional Bond
    • Long/Short Equity
    • Market Neutral
    • Managed Futures

    This research defines two product structures, including:

    • Open-End Mutual Funds
    • Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

    This research defines four markets & distribution channels, including:

    • United States High Net Worth Consumers
    • Non-United States High Net Worth Consumers
    • Endowments & Foundations
    • Defined Benefit Plans & Defined Contribution Plans

And this research makes the following future predictions for the liquid alternatives market, including: 

  • Steady Liquid Alternatives Market Growth
  • Retailization of Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Growing Dominance of Absolute Return Strategies
  • Growing Opportunities in Defined Contribution Plans
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