Thirteen Australian managers made the Top 100 alternatives managers list, with Macquarie Group ranked number 1 and Colonial First State Global Asset Management, AMP Capital Investors, Industry Funds Management and QIC all in the top 50.
Globally, ING Real Estate Investment Management is the largest real estate manager of pension fund assets with US$40.9 billion, while HarbourVest Partners tops the private equity fund of fund table with US$22.4 billion
Blackstone Alternative Asset Management
manages the largest proportion of hedge fund of fund assets with a total of
US$13.5 billion, while
Macquarie tops infrastructure
with US$44.4 billion and PIMCO is the biggest pension fund commodities manager
with US$3.4 billion.