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

Saturday, November 16, 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, which has grown assets by 9%, or $3.3bn, up to $40bn year on year; FirstMark Capital was said to have closed its third fund at $225m; and LHC Capital Pty, a Sydney-based hedge-fund manager, is seeking to double its size after returning 33% YTD.

Hedge Invest SGR launched the HI Sibilla Macro Fund, a new single manager strategy within the Irish Sicav Hedge Invest International Funds plc; Brevan Howard started a fund run by a team of former Deutsche Bank market strategists in New York......................

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