PerTrac has announced an exclusive partnership with MondoAlternative, Italy's largest provider of hedge fund data.
The MondoAlternative database contains qualitative and quantitative records on over 2,200 hedge funds, including all the Italian "fondi speculativi", more than 1,200 European hedge funds, all of the Swiss-registered hedge funds, in excess of 700 alternative UCITS funds and Investable Indices.
In addition to daily updates of hedge fund data, PerTrac subscribers will have access to MondoAlternative's monthly rankings of hedge funds and alternative UCITS as well as its monthly magazine that reports on the Italian and international alternative industry through interviews, reports, statements of sector's experts and analysis and forecasts of fund managers regarding strategies.
"Our new data partnership with MondoAlternative provides PerTrac clients with exclusive access to MondoAlternative data. Investors can now automatically receive MondoAlternative data with PerTrac Analytics to ensure that they select the most appropriate funds from the broadest universe. Funds leveraging this data are able to benchmark their performance against a wider array of Italian and Swiss funds, UCITS and European indices," says Jeff Hendren (pictured), Co-President of PerTrac. "We are excited about our relationship with PerTrac as it means that investors worldwide will now have access to information about the Italian alternative asset industry," said Stefano Gaspari, CEO of MondoAlternative.
Out of the more than 2,200 hedge funds in MondoAlternative's database, funds of hedge funds make up 47%, long/short equity funds 22%, managed futures/CTA 7%, emerging markets 4%, and macro 3%. Out Of the alternative UCITS data, long/short equity funds make up 27% of the database, macro funds 12%, funds of funds 10%, equity market neutral funds 9%, emerging market funds 7%, managed futures 7%, multistrategy funds 6%, and currency 4%.
With the addition of MondoAlternative, PerTrac now aggregates performance results and qualitative information about hedge funds and long-only funds from more than 130 databases delivered by 13 global partners, and PerTrac continues to be the world's broadest and deepest source of hedge fund data and analytics.