Fri, Aug 19, 2022
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

The global hedge fund industry AUM grows by $27bn as of April, Asia funds up almost 8%

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

The global hedge fund industry AUM has grown by $27bn as of April 2019 year-to-date said Eurekahedge in its May 2019 report.

Final Q1 2019 net outflows figure stood at $46.4 bn, just under half of the investor redemptions totalling $94.7 bn seen in the final quarter of 2018.

As reported earlier, The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 1.06% in April, after recording one of its strongest Q1 returns post-crisis.

On a year-to-date basis, the index was up 5.15%, and roughly 21.8% of the hedge fund managers comprising it have recorded double-digit gains over the first four months of the year.

Eurekahedge Asia ex Japan Hedge Fund Index up 7.87% YTD

The Eurekahedge Asia ex Japan Hedge Fund Index was up 7.87% year-to-date, supported by the recovering Asian equity markets throughout the first four months of 2019.

The Asia ex-Japan mandate has witnessed $2.4bn of investor redemptions year-to-date, despite robust performance gains totalling $7.6bn over the same period.

The Eurekahedge CTA/Managed Futures Hedge Fund Index gained 0.81% in April, with mixed returns among its constituents. Rising oil prices during the month was a major performance contributor, while slumping metal prices generated losses for some managers. The strategic mandate has seen investor redemptions totalling $10.4bn year-to-date.

The Eurekahedge ILS Advisers Index slumped 0.50% in April, bringing its year-to-date performance into the red as los......................

To view our full article Click here

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. Opalesque Exclusive: Hong Kong manager expects additional tailwind in Asian markets[more]

    B. G., Opalesque Geneva: The Asia equity markets have not been at their best so far this year, with the MSCI Asia index down almost 13% YTD, but many managers remain buoyant about the region, as in

  2. Opalesque Exclusive: Emerging markets persist despite headwinds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Emerging markets have been under significant pressure since the start of the year, but there are some nascent trends that suggest that things could be getting better. Emerging markets firm Gramercy Fund Management recently released its third quarter outlook and

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: Castle Hall's DiligenceExchange free Transparency Reports cover 100 managers with $10tn of assets[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers: Managers and investors can get free access to DiligenceExchange here: https://bit.ly/DXCInfo Castle Hall, the Du

  4. Other Voices: ESG exuberance is at all-time highs. But will investors buy?[more]

    As investors increase their focus on mission-based investing, they continue to grapple with ESG and what it means to them. By David Shalom, Director of Capital Introductions at Pershing Innovation. New investment solutions. That's how managers deliver value and attract new inve

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: This European mezzanine debt strategy offers equity-like returns with downside protection[more]

    B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Mezzanine financier SIG-i operates in a relatively uncrowded space by proactively manufacturing financing solutions as an alternative to traditional debt and equity instrume

  6. Opalesque Exclusive: Hong Kong manager expects additional tailwind in Asian markets[more]

    B. G., Opalesque Geneva: The Asia equity markets have not been at their best so far this year, with the MSCI Asia index down almost 13% YTD, but many managers remain buoyant about the region, as in

  7. Opalesque Exclusive: Emerging markets persist despite headwinds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Emerging markets have been under significant pressure since the start of the year, but there are some nascent trends that suggest that things could be getting better. Emerging markets firm Gramercy Fund Management recently released its third quarter outlook and

  8. Opalesque Exclusive: Castle Hall's DiligenceExchange free Transparency Reports cover 100 managers with $10tn of assets[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers: Managers and investors can get free access to DiligenceExchange here: https://bit.ly/DXCInfo Castle Hall, the Du

  9. Other Voices: ESG exuberance is at all-time highs. But will investors buy?[more]

    As investors increase their focus on mission-based investing, they continue to grapple with ESG and what it means to them. By David Shalom, Director of Capital Introductions at Pershing Innovation. New investment solutions. That's how managers deliver value and attract new inve

  10. Opalesque Exclusive: This European mezzanine debt strategy offers equity-like returns with downside protection[more]

    B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Mezzanine financier SIG-i operates in a relatively uncrowded space by proactively manufacturing financing solutions as an alternative to traditional debt and equity instrume