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Opalesque Roundup: Listed hedge fund assets in UK drop from GBP9bn to just 3bn: hedge fund news, week 21

In the week ending 27 May, 2016, it was reported that listed hedge funds in the UK have been “decimated” by investor outflows and fund closures since the financial crisis while in general ETF assets are continuing to grow as more investors recognise a more efficient, low cost and transparent way of investing. UCITS sales also dropped sharply in Q1, data from Efama showed.

Tony James has predicted that hedge funds could lose as much as 25% of their current $2.9tln assets in the next year

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