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Following several months of net inflows, hedge fund assets reach another all time high - hedge fund news week 46

Monday, November 18, 2013

In the week ending 15th November, 2013, data provider Eurekahedge said that hedge funds had raised $100bn in 2013 as at end-October, that total industry assets now stand at US$1.91tln and is set to cross the highest level on record by end-2013; BarclayHedge and TrimTabs reported that the hedge fund industry added assets for the third consecutive month in September, taking in a net $4.1bn (0.2% of assets) and that industry assets hit a five-year high of $2.0tln; MondoAlternative, another data provider, said total monitored AuM of alternative UCITS at the end of September amounted to Eur109bn; and Pensions & Investments and Towers Watson said that assets managed by the world’s largest 500 fund managers had risen by over 8% to $68tln in 2012.

The latest Europe’s Top 50 survey of hedge funds ranked by AuM from the Hedge Fund Journal and Newedge gave the top position to Brevan Howard,......................

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