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Brazil Hedge Funds See Record Outflows Even as They Beat Market

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds saw a record 14.3 billion reais ($6.7 billion) in withdrawals last month after returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark even while defying a 25 percent plunge in the Bovespa stock index.

The redemptions brought total outflows this year to 48.9 billion reais, shrinking the industry by 16 percent, according to data released by the National Association of Investment Banks yesterday. The rate of withdrawals is similar to hedge funds globally, even though the worst-performing Brazil funds lost a third as much on average as their overseas rivals.

Brazilian managers avoided declines even as the Bovespa plunged 43 percent this year. Investors withdrew money because they compare performance against fixed-income indexes, said Luiz Felipe Andrade, a director at the association known as Anbid. Bond yields in Brazil are among the highest in the world.

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Brazil Hedge Funds See Record Outflows Even as They Beat Market

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds saw a record 14.3 billion reais ($6.7 billion) in withdrawals last month after returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark even while defying a 25 percent plunge in the Bovespa stock index.

The redemptions brought total outflows this year to 48.9 billion reais, shrinking the industry by 16 percent, according to data released by the National Association of Investment Banks yesterday. The rate of withdrawals is similar to hedge funds globally, even though the worst-performing Brazil funds lost a third as much on average as their overseas rivals.

Brazilian managers avoided declines even as the Bovespa plunged 41 percent this year. Investors withdrew money because they compare performance against fixed-income indexes, said Luiz Felipe Andrade, a director at the association known as Anbid. Bond yields in Brazil are among the highest in the world.

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