Hedge funds will invest more and more in unlisted companies

Many global hedge funds are increasingly looking towards investing in unlisted companies, rather than listed ones. This could generate higher returns, but also have more risks.


Many large hedge funds are becoming interested in investing in private companies, according to the Financial Times. Internationally recognized hedge funds like Third Point, Marshall Wace and Bluecrest Capital are working towards investing directly in unlisted companies, instead of listed ones.

"The best public market investors now have to be participating or at least aware of the action in private markets, or else they have a huge blind spot," Clay Point Investors Managing Partner Cutler Cook tells FT.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from AMWatch

After two years of preparation: Robur launches dark green prestige fund

Sweden's largest fund manager is launching a climate impact fund with Swedbank's insurance unit as anchor investor. "We've had some great interest from larger investors and are in close contact with several potential investors that have expressed an interest," the new fund's portfolio manager tells AMWatch.

Further reading

Related articles

Trial banner

Latest news


Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch