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Opalesque Roundup: Performance pushes hedge fund AUM up 3.5% in 2019 despite ongoing outflows: hedge fund news, week 45

Monday, December 02, 2019

In the week ending November 29th 2019, research from Preqin showed that the hedge fund industry lost $34.4 billion in the third quarter. This was the sixth-straight quarter that outflows outpaced inflows. That said, the strong performance across hedge fund strategies have bolstered AUM by 3.5% since the start of the year.

Three-quarters (75%) of global insurers said it is essential to invest in alternatives to diversify risk as returns from bonds insufficient to match liabilities, said a Natixis Survey.

New data from Preqin and 50 South Capital, the investment arm of Northern Trust, showed that emerging managers are outperforming established managers by almost 4% annually;

In new launches, Safehouse Capital launched thematic consumer fund; Barings, one of the world's leading financial services firms, announced the launch of its first onshore Private Fund in China; Private equity......................

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