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.

2017 best year for hedge fund performance for five years

Hedge funds gained in December to end 2017 with positive returns in every month, the first 12 month winning streak since 2003, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

AllianceBernstein launches alternative risk premia product

AllianceBernstein (AB) has jumped on the alternative risk premia bandwagon, launching AB Alternative Risk Premia Portfolio. The product is aimed at institutional investors.

Asset flows continue into selective hedge fund strategies as 2017 comes to an end

The global hedge fund industry should finish 2017 with strong performance and inflows, according to data from eVestment.

Hedge funds continue to attract net inflows from institutional investors

Investors allocated $7.91bn to hedge funds in July, according to the July 2017 eVestment 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.

Capital flows turn in favour of hedge funds in February with assets at $3.085tn

After a string of redemptions hedge funds netted an estimated $7.9bn in inflows in February and are now positive year-to date in 2017.