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Hedge funds continue performance gains in February

Hedge fund gains continued in February with all main strategies producing broad based gains led by equity hedge funds specialising in healthcare and technology.

Listed private equity set to shrug off financial crisis woes and become more popular with investors

Listed private equity appears to display a similar risk/reward profile as major equity indices, US real estate investment trusts (Reits) and other equity classes over the long term.

Positive investor sentiment expected to allocate more capital to hedge funds in 2017

With strong 2016 hedge fund performance the outlook for 2017 asset flows hinge on portfolio shifts in exposure to hedge funds by institutional investors.

Hedge funds set to regain investor confidence as industry continues to evolve

As flows are being redistributed out of active into passive products, hedge funds, investors and the asset management industry need to reconsider their business models and value propositions.

Emerging market hedge funds begin 2017 on high after solid performance and asset gains in 2016

Total capital invested in emerging markets (EM) hedge funds climbed to a record level to begin 2017, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Asian hedge fund performance beat local markets for 2016 and off to good start in 2017

Asian hedge funds topped the performance of volatile regional Asian equity market indices for the fourth quarter and full year 2016, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge funds continue to outperform, entering 2017 with over 70% of all strategies in positive territory

The hedge fund industry entered 2017 with similar performance trends it displayed in 2016. January’s gains were the eleventh month of positive performance in the last 12.

Investors need smarter comparisons to benchmark evolving private equity fund structure performance

Fund level benchmarks that institutional investors have relied on to evaluate private equity managers and opportunities no longer provide a complete picture, according to Cambridge Associates.