A large portion of alternative investment investors, 44%, expect the COVID-19 pandemic to disrupt their investment activity or plans for three to six months, according to survey results released Monday by placement agency Eaton Partners, a Stifel company.
Eaton Partners conducted the survey between April 2 and April 7. There were 107 survey respondents, spokesman Jeff Preis said in an email.
Another 22% of survey respondents expect the crisis to be a disruption for six to nine months. Sixty-seven percent expect a U-shaped recession; 19%, L-shaped; 13%, V-shaped; and 1%, no recession.
While 64% are not making changes to their alternative investment allocations, 18% are cutting allocations modestly and 3% are cutting allocations significantly. Fourteen percent are increasing allocations modestly, and 1% are making significant allocation increases.