HEDGE FUND LIQUIDATIONS FALL AS INVESTOR INFLOWS DRIVE RECORD CAPITAL

 

HEDGE FUND LIQUIDATIONS FALL AS INVESTOR INFLOWS DRIVE RECORD CAPITAL

Launches steady as HFRI extends gains; Fee pressure contributes to average incentive, management fees declines



CHICAGO, (September 18, 2017) – Hedge fund liquidations declined in 2Q 2017 as new investor inflows increased total hedge fund industry capital to a record $3.1 trillion through mid-year, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, released today by HFR®, the established global leader in the indexation, analysis and research of the global hedge fund industry. The number of liquidations fell to 222 in 2Q17, representing a decline from the prior quarter total of 259, as well as a narrow year-over-year decline from the 239 liquidations in 2Q16.

Meanwhile, hedge fund launches were steady in 2Q17, with 180 new funds opening as inflows resumed and total industry capital reached a record. The number of 2Q17 launches was slightly below the 189 launches in 1Q17 and the 170 launches in 2Q16.

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HFR Market Microstructure Hedge Fund Industry Report - Q2 2017 coverage includes:

Service Providers

 

  • Gain enhanced understanding of industry service provider market share by number of funds and fund assets
  • Examine regional focus of funds at prime brokers and administrators

Performance Dispersion

 

  • Analyze detailed performance dispersion information for hedge funds and funds of funds
  • Examine expanded strategy-level dispersion analysis

Firm Location

 

  • Evaluate industry assets and number of funds by management firm location

Launches & Liquidations

 

  • Harness estimates of hedge fund industry launches and liquidations by strategy and regional investment focus

Hedge Fund Fees

 

  • Analyze management and incentive fees by regional and strategy focus

New Managers & Diversity

 

  • See the performance of emerging funds versus established funds
  • Examine the performance of funds that qualify as diverse by their ownership

 

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