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Hedge funds start 2019 with stellar performance

Hedge funds started 2019 with solid gains. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index posted its strongest monthly gain since September 2010.

Total hedge fund AUM drops in 2018

Total hedge fund industry capital declined in 2018, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.
  • Investors redeemed an estimated $22.5bn or 0.7 per cent of total industry capital from hedge funds in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Bad time for hedge fund performance in 2018

2018 was not a good year for the global hedge fund industry. Funds ended a volatile 2018 in the red, with aggregate performance for December down 2.15 per cent and for the year at minus 4.86 per cent, according to eVestment data.

Mixed performance from hedge fund strategies in December

Defensive macro hedge funds and quantitative trend-following CTA strategies posted gained in December, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge funds continue to haemorrhage money as performance dips

Hedge funds lost an estimated $6.43bn in November as investors pulled money. Year to date (YTD) hedge fund outflows stand at $14.52bn, according to eVestment

Deploying too much capital in year one private equity funds lowers performance

Research shows there is an inverse correlation between the level of capital deployed during the first year of a private equity fund’s investment period and its eventual performance.

Mixed results for hedge fund strategies in November

November went some way to repair some of the damage to hedge fund performance, with gains in arbitrage, credit and emerging markets.