Tag: eVestment

After Five Positive Months, Hedge Funds in the Red

After a five-month string of positive results from April to August, which pulled the hedge fund industry out of the performance hole created in the first quarter of the year as the Covid-19 pandemic ramped up, hedge funds dipped negative in September. Industry-wide average performance stood at -1.01% in September, putting year-to-date (YTD) industry performance […]

Hedge Fund Flows Essentially Flat in May

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Investors added a mere $1.71 billion to the global hedge fund industry in May, according to the eVestment May 2020 Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report, released today. Year-to-date (YTD) flows are still strongly negative at -$34.41 billion and overall industry AUM at the end of May was $3.046 trillion. While even a small amount of […]

Hedge Funds Stage April Comeback

The global hedge fund business staged a comeback in April, with a positive aggregate return of +5.02%, according to the just-released April 2020 eVestment hedge fund performance data. All major hedge fund types tracked were in the green for April, although some just barely. This marks a major and promising turnaround from March when almost […]

Covid Crisis Shifts Hedge Fund Flows Negative

Investment consulting and financial advisory firm, eVestment, released its Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flow Report for Q1, which draws parallels between today’s COVID-19 crisis and the global financial crisis (GFC) of 2008. Overall, the report finds that although there are similarities, early indications are that the hedge fund industry is weathering the current storm better […]