At Alternatives Watch, we have spent the first week of the New Year looking in the rearview mirror in a bid to understand what trends may spill over into 2021.
The team has also ranked (see below) the most read hedge fund stories from 2020, offering a glimpse of what may play out in the coming months.
Areas such as healthcare focused strategies and long/short equity funds are expected to be popular too as they have been in the recent years as well. The return of in-person meetings and conferences are uncertain as the industry like so many others deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Looking back at the year that was in hedge funds, it is now clear that the number of hedge fund launches rose as investment gains boosted 2021 prospects.