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2022 Preqin Global Alternatives Reports

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Alternatives AUM to hit $23tn in 2026

The global alternatives market not only weathered the storm through unprecedented change in the past couple of years, but emerged stronger than ever.

From 2015 to the end of 2021, AUM across all alternative asset classes increased at a CAGR of 10.7%. As of the end of 2015, AUM stood at $7.23tn, rising to $13.32tn by the end of 2021 and we expect AUM growth to accelerate to 11.7% and reach $23tn in 2026.

Preqin forecasts show how different asset classes and markets will grow at different paces. Read our detailed forecasts and analysis in the 2022 Global Alternatives Reports, only on Preqin Insights+.

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Get an overview of developments and our headline AUM forecasts across private equity, private debt, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, and natural resources in our free Alternatives in 2022 report.

More than great insights

While the 2022 Global Alternatives Reports are globally renowned for their breadth and depth of analysis on private markets, our mission at Preqin goes beyond providing excellent analysis. Our goal is to improve transparency in alternative assets.

That's why we also provide supplementary Data Packs containing all the underlying charts and figures in the 2022 reports, as well as Chart Books featuring additional data and league tables not published in the reports themselves.

Ensure you get the full set of data on the markets in 2022 when you subscribe to Preqin Insights+.

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With Preqin Insights+, you'll get access to:

Global Alternatives Reports

Preqin's premier annual reports and exclusive data packs covering each of the seven private market asset classes

Robust Quarterly Updates

Dive deep into the alternative asset classes each quarter as the markets progress through the year

Investor Outlooks

Discover how assets are meeting investors' expectations, investors' future plans, commentary, and more

Annual Fund Terms Advisor

Access the ultimate guide to private capital fund terms and conditions

In Focus Reports

Data-driven research on topics including fundraising, strategies, sectors, and more

Annual Compensation Review

The industry's leading compensation guide, with salaries by fund type and the latest trends and statistics from around the world

Unmissable Analysis

Research on key areas such as valuations, ESG reporting, and cash flow data

Cutting-Edge Insights

Exclusive research, market commentary, reports, and analysis that grow alongside our data, and more!

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