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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund managers are done with fee cuts: hedge fund news, week 38

Monday, September 24, 2018

In the week ending September 21st 2018 a new survey by PwC and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) found that over 70% of alternative fund managers surveyed indicated that they are not planning on lowering their fees in the near term.

Another survey ('The 2018 Performance Monitor: Hedge Funds by Geographic Focus by Prequin') revealed that most 12-month hedge fund returns are higher than three-year annualized returns across all regions, with the exception of Europe and the Preqin All Emerging Markets benchmark. Hennessee Hedge Fund index increased +0.48% for August (+3.60% YTD); The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index August 2018 measured 0.71% and Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 0.02% in September. Preqin's 2018 Performance Monitor found that the industry's long-term performance still outpaces most other asset classes. This report puts hedge fund AUM a......................

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