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Inflows to hedge funds positive for the fourth consecutive month - eVestment

Monday, February 18, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Investor flows were positive in January, the fourth consecutive month where directionality reversed from the month prior, according to the latest hedge fund inflow data from eVestment. $9.4 billion of new capital was added, and total AUM increased $60bn to $2.660tn. Total estimated assets climbed 2.31% and now sit just over 10% below the all time peak set in Q2 2008.

Fund inflow data shows that investors are still putting money into credit strategies and contrary to recent commentary, data shows that inflows into equity strategies are lagging. There may be a trend reversal of flows for emerging markets and commodity strategies. Both have been through a sustained period of outflows, but both had above average investor interest in January. he trend of diverging investor interest in macro and managed futures strategies persisted in January as investors continued to add to macro funds while managed futures had net redemptions.

According to the report, 52% of reporting funds show net inflows for the month, with nearly half of those reporting better than 2% core growth. This is a better distribution of inflows than in recent months of similar core growth, an indication allocations were less concentrated than in prior months.

Report commentary follows on a trend first mentioned in early January about flows into ......................

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