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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds enjoy $15bn inflows of investor capital in February: hedge fund news, week 13

Monday, March 30, 2020

In the week ending March 27th 2020, the eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report said that investors were bullish on hedge funds in February, allocating another $14.78 billion to funds around the world. February inflows bring YTD 2020 flows to +$21.96 billion. However, performance losses for the first two months of the year brought overall hedge fund industry AUM down by -1.95% to $3.245 trillion.

Meanwhile, Lyxor said in its weekly brief that most hedge funds strategies except CTAs were down in mid-March.

In new launches, Churchill Asset Management announced that it has completed fundraising for the Churchill Middle Market Senior Loan Fund II with $2 billion in limited partner commitments, exceeding its original target of $1 billion; The Dallas-based private-equity firm Tailwater Capital has raised $1.1 billion for its fourth flagship energy-infrastructure fund; Mayfield, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm, ......................

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