Amy Bensted Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:
Hedge funds with highest performance fees deliver best net returns reveals new research from Preqin. The firm found that hedge funds that charge performance fees of more than 20% have produced the
highest net returns in four
out of the past six years. Preqin’s data shows hedge funds with at least a three-
year track record that have posted positive returns
each month since inception charge an
average performance fee of 19.50%.
Funds with positive performance
in less than a quarter of the months studied
charged an average performance fee of 16.67%.
Other key facts from the study include: