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Opalesque Roundup: Larger hedge funds produced better returns at 7.69% in Q2 2021: hedge fund news, week 35

Monday, September 06, 2021

In the week ending September 3rd, 2021, analysing global hedge fund industry performance patterns, trade and treasury volumes and investor flow trends, Citco's Q2 2021 Hedge Fund Report found that all fund strategies delivered positive returns in Q2, delivering an overall 6% weighted average return versus 2.75% in Q1. Overall, the volume of funds delivering a positive annual return increased from 73.4% in Q1 to 82.03% in Q2, with larger funds sized $3B+ in assets under administration producing the best returns at 7.69% and higher weighted average returns in most categories.

Meanwhile, hedge fund asset flows returned to positive territory in July following a brief dip into the red in June. According to the just-released eVestment July Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report, investors added +$1.80 billion to the hedge fund business last month, bringing year-to-date (YTD) net inflow to $27.80 billion. Performance gains added to the hedge fund business' total AUM in July, which now stands at $3.583 trillion. Multi-Asset funds were the big asset winners in July among the fund types and strategies eVestment tracks, pulling in +$2.12 billion in new money. These funds are also asset flow AUM winners YTD, pulling in some +$34.35 b......................

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