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Hedge funds attract new capital as investors start to focus outside equity hedge strategies

Money continues to pour into hedge funds, with investors favouring M&A focused event driven and fixed income relative value arbitrage strategies, according to HFR data.

Hedge funds on winning form in 2017 with strong AUM flows and positive performance

Hedge funds ended 2017 on a high. Not only were capital inflows the strongest since the second quarter of 2015, total assets under management (AUM) hit a new high of $3.21tn, according to HFR data.

India and China focused hedge funds produce stand-out performance gains for 2017

The global hedge fund industry ended 2017 on a high. Over 80 per cent of reporting funds posted positive returns, according to eVestment data.

Hedge funds positive returns in November extend winning streak to 13th month

Hedge funds marked their 13th consecutive month of positive returns in November with a positive 0.47 per cent average return for the month, bringing year-to-date returns for the industry to 7.70 per cent, according to eVestment data.

Hedge funds continue winning streak in third quarter with record breaking performance gains

Steady performance and investor inflows in the third quarter increased total hedge fund capital to a fifth consecutive record quarterly level, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Money continues to flow into hedge funds as allocations hit record high in first quarter

Assets under management of hedge funds increased for a third consecutive quarter, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Monthly outflows from hedge funds ends as investors reverse trend

Investors allocated $15.7bn to hedge funds in March and $21.9bn in the first three months of the year, according to eVestment data.

Hedge funds celebrate outperformance in 2016 despite waning enthusiasm of some investors

Despite some high profile declines, the average hedge fund outperformed an equal weighted equity/fixed income benchmark for the second consecutive year and several segments showed that 2015 might have been an anomaly for the industry.