EurekaHedge: July 2011 Hedge Fund Report

Highlights from this month’s report include:

  • Hedge funds outperform underlying markets in 2nd quarter by 0.78% but remain flat YTD (+0.33%)
  • All strategies delivered negative returns for only the fourth time in the last ten years
  • Net asset flows remained positive for the seventh consecutive month – US$2.6 billion
  • Net asset flows for 1H 2011 stand at US$116.2 billion, the strongest first six months on record
  • Launch activity remains strong in 2011 with more than 400 funds launched in the first half of the year

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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