Eurekahedge February 2010 Hedge Fund Highlights

* The size of global hedge fund industry currently stands at just under US$1.5 trillion – assets expected to hit US$1.68 trillion by the end of 2010.

* Distressed debt hedge funds returned 2.51% for January, making it the 10th consecutive month of positive returns, gaining 44.01% over this period.

* European long/short equity hedge funds delivered 0.76% in January, outperforming regional markets by 6.71%.

Eurekahedge is soon to announce details for the Asian Hedge Fund Awards 2010, with 14 awards to be presented at a black-tie gala dinner on 20 May 2010 in Singapore.

About Alex Akesson

Alex has been specializing in hedge fund and alternative investment news since April 2006. Working mainly in research and manager interviews, she has published breaking news on the hedge fund industry on her blog, as well as several industry publications. Her access to hedge fund managers gives her insight into news stories as well, and the ability to track press releases and other breaking news in real time.
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