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Update: Eurekahedge: industry on track to hit $1.5 trillion mark by year-end

Friday, October 23, 2009
Opalesque Industry Updates - The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 2.6% in September (est.), bringing its YTD returns to 16.1%.

Managers attracted capital for the fifth consecutive month with net inflows of US$15.1 billion in September, bringing the current assets under management to US$1.43 trillion. The industry is on track to hit the US$1.5 trillion mark by year-end, with performance being positive (or flat at worst) on average for the rest of the year, irrespective of how the underlying markets fare.

Eurekahedge

 

Sep-09

US$ billion

Allocation (Inflows)

23.63

Redemption (Outflows)

-8.54

Net Asset Flows

15.09

Positive Performance (growth)

20.32

Negative Performance (decline)

-1.62

Total

18.7

Overall Total

33.8

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