Lyxor expects surge in institutional interest in managed accounts

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Lyxor Asset Management is one of the dominant players in Europe and possibly the world with its managed account hedge fund platform. It sees an increasingly institutionalised future for the asset class, according to Stéphane Enguehard, head of the managed account platform.

Lyxor, a wholly owned subsidiary of French bank Société Générale, launched its first hedge fund managed account in 1998. Over the following years the platform has grown in both assets under management and in the number of strat