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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.

Investors prefer hedge funds delivering alpha while increasing allocations to ARP

Investor interest in strategies that can hedge against any sell-off in risk assets is growing, according to GAM Alternative Investment Strategies (AIS) investment committee’s 2018 hedge fund outlook.

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.

Investors continue to reward hedge fund performance with net inflows in third quarter

Despite $2.5bn of redemptions in September, hedge funds ended the third quarter with $12.5bn inflows, setting a record for assets under management.

Hedge funds and risk parity strategies report substantial gains

Hedge funds and risk parity strategies gained in August despite rising tensions with North Korea and the impact of Hurricane Harvey.

Asset flow into hedge funds continues with total AUM topping $3.3tn

Hedge funds recorded positive net asset inflows totalling $5bn in the second quarter, according to Preqin data.

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.