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The $1 Billion Club – Largest Hedge Fund Managers Dominate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – There are currently more than 500 hedge fund managers with $1bn or more in assets under management. With these firms representing approximately 90% of total industry assets, they make up a significant proportion of all capital managed by hedge funds. […]

Hedge Funds Total Assets At $2.09 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In the May issue, The Eurekahedge Report found that hedge funds were up 0.78% year-to-date, with total assets of the global hedge fund industry at a new high of $2.09 trillion, with net asset inflows for […]

A Guide To Understanding Hedge Fund Performance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), has published a new educational guide to understanding hedge fund performance, ‘Apples and apples: How to better understand hedge fund performance.’’ (PDF) AIMA says comparing hedge fund performance to the […]

Survey: Hedge Funds Struggling to Meet SEF Regulatory Preparedness

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With the Dodd-Frank rule becoming effective for certain swaps to be mandatory when traded on Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), a new survey by IPC Systems finds that the hedge fund industry is underprepared to meet the requirements of these […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Fund Inflows Of $11 Billion Last Month

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds posted their best performance in the last 12 months, up 1.79% with fund managers delivering performance-based gains of $15 billion and recording net asset inflows of $11 billion during the month, the March 2014 […]

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index Up +2.46% In February

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index increased +2.46% in February (+2.18% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +4.31% (+0.60% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +3.97% (-1.54% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +4.98% (+3.15% YTD). Bonds were positive […]

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index and Capital Movement Index

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for February 2014 measured 2.20%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.91% in March. “Net flows were positive […]

Deutsche Bank: Hedge Funds To Reach $3 Trillion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are expected to reach a record breaking $3 trillion by year-end 2014, up from $2.6 trillion in 2013, Deutsche Bank reports. The 12th annual Alternative Investor Survey is is based on investors’ predictions of $171 billion […]

Hedge Fund Manager Research Is Paramount Says Northern Trust Director

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds trailed the S&P 500 in 2013, the fifth year in a row. Yet, while hedge funds returned an average 7.4% last year, some investors saw double-digit returns from their hedge fund managers. According to […]

Hedge Fund Dad Founds Company To Save His Son

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A former hedge fund banker at JPMorgan has founded a biotechnology company after discovering that his son suffered from Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Ilan Ganot left his hedge fund career behind him and moved to Boston to peruse a […]

Eurekahedge and ILS Advisers Launch Cat Bond Hedged Index

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Eurekahedge has launched a new hedge fund index focusing on insurance linked securities (ILS), in partnership with ILS Advisers. Insurance linked securities (ILS) also known as catastrophe or cat bonds are a transfer of insurance risk to the […]

Hedge Funds Up In January

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Hedge Fund Performance Index for January measured 1.39% and its Capital Movement Index showed net flows advance 0.94% in February. “Net flows were positive for the month, with subscriptions outpacing […]

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