Sat, May 23, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

More Asset Inflows Went to Funds with Better Liquidity in 2011: Dow Jones Credit Suisse

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update – The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index team today released its 2011 Hedge Fund Market Review. The report examines the drivers of hedge fund performance and asset growth in 2011.

Some key conclusions from the report include:

- Hedge funds, as measured by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, finished the fourth quarter up 0.71%; however, the overall performance for the year was down 2.52%;
- The industry saw an estimated $15 billion in inflows in 2011, bringing overall assets under management for the industry to approximately $1.71 trillion. Assets have remained relatively stable, up 1% from 2010;
- The Managed Futures and Fixed Income Arbitrage sectors experienced the largest asset inflows on a percentage basis in 2011, with inflows of 23% and 19% respectively;
- On an industry-wide basis, a larger percentage of asset inflows went to funds with monthly or better liquidity, suggesting greater investor demand for liquid hedge fund structures; and
- Overall, hedge funds, as represented by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, continued to provide positive risk-adjusted returns relative to other strategies.

The report also offers insight into hedge fund performance in the month of December. All industry commentaries and publications are available in the Industry Research and Commentaries section at www.hedgeindex.com.

Click here to view the 2011 Hedge Fund Market Review Source

BG

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Comment - Top hedge fund managers talk about how easy their jobs have gotten, BlackRock to Schroders warn of Argentina’s $20bn bond glut, The 35-year “investment supercycle” is drawing to a close, says Bill Gross, Gundlach: When the Fed starts hiking rates, 'GET OUT' of this asset class[more]

    Top hedge fund managers talk about how easy their jobs have gotten From Businessinsider.com.au: Time was, before the financial crisis hit, corporate boards treated multi-billion dollar hedge fund managers like Jehovah’s Witnesses pounding on their doors and flashing bibles. But no more.

  2. T Rowe's challenge to Dell deal may fuel critics of 'appraisal'[more]

    From Reuters.com: An increasingly popular tactic used by hedge funds and others to extract more money from buyouts could soon face a major courtroom test when a big investor in Dell Inc may argue that it should be paid a higher price for the 2013 acquisition of the PC maker. The strategy, known as "

  3. News Briefs - Ergen says LightSquared plan unfairly favors hedge funds, Why hedge fund managers make good advisory clients, I learned a lot about dad-bros after spending 4 days in Vegas with 2,000 hedge funders[more]

    Ergen says LightSquared plan unfairly favors hedge funds LightSquared Inc.’s bankruptcy plan gives hedge funds that invested in the broadband company a leg up while blocking telecommunications firms from competing with it, a fund owned by Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charles Ergen said in

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: SEC approves proposed changes to Form ADV, '40 Act - comment period to follow[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hedge funds and providers of liquid alternatives will want to pay close attention to proposed reforms approved by the SEC yesterday. The changes will require more frequent reporting, as well as a closer look into social media, liquid alternative strategies, and

  5. New market regime has created more dispersion between managers[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The month of April has marked the transition toward a new market regime, Philippe Ferreira, Lyxor AM’s head of research, managed account platform, commented in the May 5's Weekly Briefing. "The first quart

 

banner