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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund assets jump to $4.07tn, a record: hedge fund news, week 22

Monday, June 07, 2021

In the week ending June 4th 2021, BarclayHedge said that coupled with a $28.5 billion monthly trading profit, total hedge fund industry assets rose to more than $4.07 trillion as March ended, a new record high. Hedge funds saw $19.1 billion in new assets flow into the industry in March 2021. Most hedge fund sectors experienced net inflows in March. Fixed Income funds set the pace adding $6.9 billion to assets, while Sector-Specific funds brought in $5.8 billion, Emerging Markets - Asia funds saw $5.6 billion in inflows, Event-Driven funds took in $3.0 billion and Multi-Strategy funds added $2.9 billion.

Investors poured another +$12.47 billion into hedge funds in April, bringing year to date (YTD) inflows to +$28.81 billion, according to the just-released April 2021 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. Overall hedge fund business AUM stood at $3.525 trillion at the end of April, according to that database.

Meanwhile, Emerging Markets (EM) hedge funds, led by funds investing in China, India and the Middle East extended their 2020 surge into 2021 as EM hedge fund capital reached ......................

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