Although the first several months of 2020 were largely in line with 2019 seed investment trends, the lockdown’s impact on seed deals was decidedly felt across the industry, according to Seward & Kissel’s report on seeding issued earlier this week.
Seed deals were fewer, pressure to source such deals grew though as hedged strategies gained in popularity going into yearend 2020.
Investment in traditional long/short and macro strategies remained a significant portion of overall seeding activity, officials said, specifically in terms of their share of the aggregate dollars invested in seed investments . . .
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