Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin Pulsehttp://www.institutionalinvestor.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2416©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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720899/investors-pensions/the-rise-of-infrastructure-mega-funds.htmlFri, 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. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720891/asset-management-indexing-and-etfs/good-news-and-bad-news-for-active-mutual-fund-managers.htmlFri, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720892/banking-and-capital-markets-banking/china-seeks-closer-uk-ties-in-asset-management.htmlFri, 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. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720877/asset-management-hedge-funds-and-alternatives/last-call-to-vote-on-institutional-investor-hedge-fund-finalists.htmlFri, 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.” http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720325/investors-pensions/funds-of-venture-capital-funds-have-edge-over-buyout-peers.htmlFri, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720297/asset-management-hedge-funds-and-alternatives/why-long-short-hedge-funds-exit-profitable-trades-early.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720293/investors-endowments-and-foundations/church-of-englands-investment-fund-eyes-music-royalties.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3720284/asset-management-macro/the-psychopath-in-the-corner-office.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3719986/investors-pensions/could-quants-transform-esg.htmlWed, 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. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3719981/asset-management-macro/alternative-asset-managers-have-poor-showing-in-client-service-survey.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 21:26:00 GMT