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Hedge funds up 5% YTD, with net asset inflows of $82bn

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Opalesque Industry Update - Key highlights for August 2017, as seen in the newly released September 2017 Eurekahedge Report:

  • Hedge funds were up 5.12% year-to-date, registering performance-based gains of US$58.5 billion while seeing net asset inflows of US$81.9 billion as of 2017 year-to-date. Total hedge fund assets grew by US$140.45 billion over the past eight months with the industry's total assets currently standing at US$2.37 trillion.
  • In what is turning out to be the best year in terms of investor allocations since 2013, arbitrage, long/short equities and CTA/managed future strategies led in terms of net flows attracting with US$14.6 billion, US$13.7 billion and US$12.6 billion respectively as of 2017 year-to-date.
  • Across regional mandates, North American and European mandates combined have attracted US$72.5 billion in investor flows this year, following redemptions of US$49.7 billion in 2016.
  • Smaller funds managing assets in the range of US$100 million to US$500 million have raised almost US$26 billion this year, while the billion-dollar club has accounted for US$46 billion in inflows as investor appetite for hedge funds continues to improve.
  • Asian hedge fund managers outperformed their global peers in 2017 and have grown their asset base by US$13.6 billion this year, the strongest showing since 2013. On a year-to-date basis, Asia ex-Japan managers were up 14.02% with underlying Greater China and Indian managers up 19.25% and 20.92% respectively. Japan focused funds were up 6.28% over the same period.
  • Hong Kong-based Asian hedge funds led the table up 13.41% among key Asian hedge fund centers whilst Singapore and Japan-based Asian hedge funds are also in positive territory, up 9.59% and 5.24% respectively for the year. More on this in the 2017 Key Trends in Asian Hedge Funds report.
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For information about the report, please visit www.eurekahedge.com

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