Interview with Andrew McCaffery, Aberdeen Asset Management

As winner of the 2012 best overall group award, McCaffery explains how he believes the fund of hedge funds industry will evolve and develop, increasingly reacting to institutional investor demands.


European funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) could be forgiven for feeling besieged. As 2012 draws to a close, performance is still rather lacklustre, sales of off-the-shelf products are under threat and continuing pressures on fees coupled with industry contraction and consolidation are reducing numbers.

Then there is the international investment management group, Aberdeen Asset Management, a relative newcomer to the FoHF scene. Some may consider it bad timing that after acquiring the UK and US

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