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Investors withdrew USD152bn from hedge funds in fourth quarter, says HFR

Investors withdrew USD152bn from hedge funds in fourth quarter, says HFR

The hedge fund industry concluded the most tumultuous year in its history with investors withdrawing a record USD152bn in capital in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to industry data »


Redemptions and performance losses cut hedge fund assets by USD782bn, says Hennessee

Redemptions and performance losses cut hedge fund assets by USD782bn, says Hennessee

Adviser to hedge fund investors Hennessee Group has estimated that hedge fund industry assets decreased by USD782bn in 2008 to USD1.21trn, a 39 per cent decline that leaves industry assets »


Hedge funds post modest gains in December and are optimistic for 2009, says Hennessee

Hedge funds post modest gains in December and are optimistic for 2009, says Hennessee

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 0.51 per cent in December, reducing the industry's average decline over 2008 to 19.15 per cent, according to Hennessee Group, a provider of industry d »


Hedge fund liquidations accelerate in the third quarter, says HFR

Hedge fund liquidations accelerate in the third quarter, says HFR

A record number of hedge funds liquidated in the third quarter of 2008, according to Chicago-based industry data provider Hedge Fund Research. »


Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 2.34 per cent in November

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 2.34 per cent in November

Hedge funds declined by an average of 2.34 per cent in November, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, bringing the index's decline sinc »


Hedge fund investors "exit emerging markets"

Hedge fund investors "exit emerging markets"

A sharp spike in investor risk aversion had a significant impact on hedge funds investing the emerging markets in the most recent quarter, according to Hedge Fund Research. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Will the bell toll this time for 2-and-20?

Hedgeweek Comment: Will the bell toll this time for 2-and-20?

Even some of what seem to be the biggest and most solid hedge fund managers in the world are now having to renege on their promised liquidity in order to avoid having to liquidate assets o »


Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Boosted by an annual return of 13.56 per cent over the 12 months to October 31, Augustus Asset Managers' JB Global Rates Hedge Fund has seen its assets under management more than double in »


Ucits funds see outflows of EUR193bn so far in 2008, says Efama

Ucits funds see outflows of EUR193bn so far in 2008, says Efama

For the first nine months of 2008, Ucits recorded total net outflows of EUR193bn, including EUR92bn in the third quarter, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association, w »


Hedge fund asset flows went into reverse in third quarter, says Lipper report

Hedge fund asset flows went into reverse in third quarter, says Lipper report

Net hedge fund industry asset flows in the third quarter reversed the trend of the previous two quarters, with a decline of USD18.6bn following a net inflow of USD4.03bn during the second »


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