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Fees eat diversification’s lunch

The balance between the allocating to the right number of asset classes and over-diversification is a concern for pension fund investment executives and committees. A new paper by professors at the US Air Force Academy examines the relationship between fees of diversifying asset classes and their diversifying benefits. The paper finds that, in many cases, […]

The more foreign the market, the more funds-of-funds

The world’s largest institutional investors are increasingly building their own home-region private equity programs, but turning to fund-of-funds for the rest of the world particularly when it comes to Asia, says a Hong Kong-based partner of the first fund-of funds to ever build a product covering that region.