Digital Assets Report

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Digital assets funds see $2bn of inflows

Digital asset investment products saw inflows totalling $2bn last week, bringing the current five-week run of inflows to $4.3bn, according to the latest digital assets fund flows weekly report from CoinShares.

Equity hedge leads hedge fund industry gains in May

Led by directional equity hedge and event-driven strategies, the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index advanced 1.3% in May, with additional positive contributions from relative value arbitrage strategies offsetting a decline in macro strategies.

Citadel down in May as peers gain

Citadel, Ken Griffin’s $63bn Miami-based hedge fund firm, which, according to LCH Investments, is the most profitable hedge fund of all time, lost money in May, with its flagship Wellington fund down 0.8%, according to a report by Business Insider.

Citadel flagship Wellington hits $14.5bn in assets

Wellington, the flagship fund at Ken Griffin’s multi-strategy hedge fund firm Citadel, has surpassed $14.5bn in assets, having more than doubled in size over the past five years, according to a report by the South Florida Business Journal.

Hedge funds have first negative month of 2024 in April

Hedge funds experienced their first negative month of the year in April, with a weighted average return of -0.7%, according to new data from Citco, but remain in positive territory for 2024 with a year-to-date weighted average return of 6.5%.

Peconic extends winning run with 18% YTD gain

Peconic Partners, the $1.8bn long-short hedge fund firm run by Bill Harnisch, has continued a four-year winning run so far in 2024, with the fund up 18% year-to-date, extending a run of outperformance that includes a 26% gain in 2022

HD launches crypto hedge fund for institutional investors

Hyperion Decimus, a digital asset management firm and a sponsor of a multi-strategy crypto hedge fund, has launched the HD CoinDesk Acheilus Fund, a strategy that will invest in digital assets leveraging institutional grade fiduciary management.

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