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Hedge funds off to a strong start in 2012 - Eurekahedge

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: 2012 is looking positive for hedge funds according to a new report from global research firm, Eurekahedge. According to data in the report, capital allocations to hedge funds over 2012 are expected to be at least $100bn with total assets under management crossing the $2tn threshold by the end of the year.

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 4.31% for the first two months of 2012 as the industry enjoyed its strongest start to a year in the last 12 years. Global Macro and CTA/Managed futures still lead other strategies in assets under management. Global Macro had $133bn in assets and CTA/Managed Futures had $220bn.

Total assets under management increased by $40bn in the first two months of 2012, setting a strong pace for allocations early on. Along with a slowly rebounding US, Eastern Europe and Russia investing hedge funds saw a boost of nearly 12%. Research from Commonfund also shows that investors are cautiously bullish when it comes to opportunities in 2012.

The report follows another from BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, hedge fund analyst Mary Ann Bartels, which sho......................

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