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Strong performance in July cements 2017’s buoyant performance for hedge funds

July’s strong hedge fund performance was led by equity hedge, technology, healthcare and emerging markets strategies, according to the latest HFR data.

Asian-focused hedge funds continue to out perform as asset flows increase

Asian-focused hedge funds extended their first quarter performance gain through the first half of the year, led by funds investing in India and China.

BlueBay opens Cayman version of Ucits fund with discretionary global macro strategy

BlueBay Asset Management, a European fund house specialising in active management of fixed income, has launched a Cayman version of its BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities (Ucits) Fund.

Hedge funds continue strong 2017 performance with emerging markets leading the way

So far this year investor allocations have favoured macro hedge funds, with $413.8bn flowing into them through to the end of May, according to eVestment data.

Emerging hedge funds post higher returns across all strategies

Emerging and small first time hedge funds record higher performance across 12-month, three-year and five-year annualised horizons compared to the wider fund industry.

Smaller hedge funds struggle with costs

The average breakeven point for sub-$500m hedge funds is around $86m, considerably lower than previously thought, according to a recent survey of small and emerging managers.

Investors into Billion Dollar Club increase as fewer hedge funds control the majority of AUM

More investors have entered Preqin’s Billion Dollar Club. Investors allocating $1bn or more to the industry increased by eight in the 12 months to June 2017.

Impressive first quarter performance from emerging Asia-focused hedge funds

Hedge funds investing in emerging Asia, specifically in India and China, posted the strongest quarterly performance since the second quarter of 2015.