Fri, Dec 9, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

New Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index commentary reviews hedge fund performance in 2012

Friday, January 18, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update: The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index team today released its 2012 Hedge Fund Market Review. The report includes statistics on hedge fund performance and asset flows in 2012. Some key findings from the report include:

  • Hedge funds, as measured by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, finished December up 1.48%. Overall performance for 2012 was 7.67%;
  • Though the industry saw estimated outflows of approximately $31B in 2012, overall assets remained relatively stable at $1.8T when factoring in performance gains;
  • The Fixed Income Arbitrage and Global Macro sectors experienced the largest asset inflows on a percentage basis in 2012, with inflows of 16.0% and 3.6%, respectively;
  • A greater number of hedge fund managers posted positive performance in 2012, approximately 75% compared with about 35% in 2011;
  • On an industry-wide basis, a larger percentage of asset inflows went to funds with monthly or better liquidity, suggesting greater investor demand for more liquidity; 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.

Credit Suisse

Press Release

BM

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. Institutions - Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers, Kentucky board gives final approval to halve hedge fund portfolio, $38bn Finnish fund moves assets to U.S. as Europe flounders, South Korea’s National Pension Fund holds 5% stake in 62 listed companies[more]

    Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, continues to reduce the number of hedge funds, but not the size of its $6.2 billion hedge fund portfolio. It will redeem a total of $760 million from five hedg

  2. Opalesque Roundtable: Australian family offices search for good risk adjusted returns, happy to pay for skill[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Australian family offices want foremost good risk adjusted returns, and they are happy to pay for the skill, and in some cases, the limited capacity of an active manager. Jonas Daly, Head of Distribution at B

  3. StepStone announces close of Swiss Capital acquisition[more]

    StepStone Group LP announced it has successfully closed the acquisition of Swiss Capital Alternative Investments AG, one of the leading private debt and hedge fund solutions providers in Europe. The transaction was originally announced in May 2016, and has been in the process of receiving regulatory

  4. Investing - Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues, California Resources loses favor with hedge funds[more]

    Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues From Healthcarefinancenews.com: …Now, a new chain of free mental health clinics for vets has opened in five cities across the United States to fill the gap. The much-needed new treatment is underwritten

  5. Hedge funds flat in last week of November 'in sympathy with markets’[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds were close to flat in the last week of November in sympathy with markets, which took a pause ahead of the OPEC meeting and Italian referendum. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was -0.1% as of end November 29 (-1.7% YTD), according to the latest