In the week ending 20 January, 2016, in other miscellaneous hedge fund news, the hedge fund fee debate has entered a new round as investors focus on pass-through fees and starting to sour on the idea of reimbursing hedge funds for multi-million dollar trader bonuses, lavish marketing dinners and trophy office space, particularly when a fund's return are mediocre.
Total hedge fund industry asset surpassed the $3tln milestone for the first time. HFR said total assets increased by $46.8 billion in 4Q16, ending the year at $3.02 trillion, the second consecutive quarterly record for industry capital
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