Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin Pulse©2017 Institutional Investor60Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin PulseThe Rise of Infrastructure Mega FundsWith Blackstone seeking $40 billion for a new fund, infrastructure investing is being increasingly dominated by a small number of large managers., 26 May 2017 20:16:00 GMTGood News and Bad News For Active Mutual Fund Managers The majority of large-cap mutual funds have beaten their benchmarks year-to-date, but core funds have lagged. The reason? Tech., 26 May 2017 19:25:00 GMTChina Seeks Closer U.K. Ties in Asset ManagementAmbassador H.E. Liu Xiaoming spoke Friday in London of plans for a stronger relationship between U.K. and Chinese financial markets., 26 May 2017 19:23:00 GMTLast Call to Vote On Institutional Investor Hedge Fund Finalists The winners will be announced at Institutional Investor’s Hedge Fund Industry Awards dinner in late June., 26 May 2017 17:41:00 GMTFunds of Venture Capital Funds Have Edge Over Buyout Peers Research found that buyout funds of funds see “significantly lower” returns than their direct investing peers while venture-capital funds of funds perform “roughly on par.”, 26 May 2017 06:11:00 GMTWhy Long-Short Hedge Funds Exit Profitable Trades EarlyA Federal Reserve Board study finds that managers are often forced to “leave money on the table” – but make up for early exits with even more profitable positions., 25 May 2017 21:36:00 GMTChurch of England’s Investment Fund Eyes Music RoyaltiesAsset managers are willing to consider esoteric investments as they increasingly seek new ways to diversify their portfolios., 25 May 2017 20:49:00 GMTThe Psychopath in the Corner OfficeThe traits clinicians call psychopathic can actually be an asset in the C-suite — up to a point., 25 May 2017 19:58:00 GMTCould Quants Transform ESG?As data on environmental, social, and governance factors become more widespread, some quantitative managers are bringing systematic thinking to ESG investing., 24 May 2017 22:43:00 GMTAlternative Asset Managers Have Poor Showing in Client Service SurveyAn Institutional Investor Network survey of asset allocators has revealed hedge funds need to do a lot better in client service., 24 May 2017 21:26:00 GMT