Private Equity, Hedge Funds & Investment Vehicles in the US
The Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Investment Vehicles industry consists of funds that raise capital to invest in various asset classes. Increasing demand from institutional investors has contributed to the surge in the industry's assets under management (AUM) and revenue over the five years to 2019. To a lesser extent, high-profile initial public offerings of leading alternative asset-management companies, as well as small investors' greater access to the market, have also contributed to industry growth. Furthermore, the The industry has benefited from new capital inflows and higher returns as financial markets rallied. For these reasons, industry AUM is projected to rise during the current period, enabling operators to earn increased revenue from asset- and performance-based fees. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase over the five years to 2019. Over the five years to 2024, industry revenue is forecast to continue rising, as institutional investors will likley increase their investments in alternative asset classes as a form of diversification and to achieve higher returns than traditional asset classes such as fixed-income.
This industry is composed of private equity funds, hedge funds, closed-end funds, unit investment trusts and other financial vehicles. Entities in this industry manage securities or other assets on behalf of shareholders, unit holders or other beneficiaries to achieve high returns on targeted investments. This industry excludes insurance and employee-benefit funds, open-end investment funds and trusts, estates and agency accounts.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
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