Hedge Funds See 7.2% of Assets in Crypto by 2026: Report

That asset allocation equates to about $312 billion across the sector.

AccessTimeIconJun 15, 2021 at 9:18 a.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 1:11 p.m. UTC

Hedge funds expect to hold 7.2% of their assets in crypto in five years' time, according to a survey conducted by fund administrator Intertrust.

  • That asset allocation equates to around $312 billion across the sector, according to Intertrust estimates, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.
  • As many as 17% of the survey's 100 respondents expect more than 10% of their portfolios to be allocated to crypto in 2026.
  • The funds surveyed manage an average of $7.2 billion in assets.
  • North American funds predict their crypto exposure will be 10.6%, while those in the U.K. and Europe forecast 6.8%.
  • Existing holdings in crypto across the hedge fund sector are, however, unclear, so it is not apparent how large an increase these figures represent.


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