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Barclay’s Global Hedge Fund Database
  • Comprehensive and Up-to-Date
  • 6462 Hedge Funds, Funds of Funds, and CTAs
The Barclay Global Hedge Fund Database
  • 6462 Hedge Funds, Funds of Funds,
              and CTAs
  • Free access to DataFinder Pro, our
             web-based fund analysis tool
  • Daily updates of monthly returns
  • Information on holdings, performance,
             assets, fees and more
  • Direct email addresses, key principals
              with biographies, and more
  • 92% average update frequency *
* within 30 days of month end

*Based on responses to a recent survey conducted by Andrew + Selikoff Partners

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    - Jeffrey Schwartz | Principal, Hedgez
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    - Harry M. Kat, PhD | Sir John Cass Business School, London
  • ...the data are of high quality, it is updated regularly, it contains all the information we need, and therefore it is all we use.
    - Harry M. Kat, PhD | Sir John Cass Business School, London
Current Data

Daily updates of monthly returns, profiling 6462 Hedge Funds, Funds of Funds, and CTAs. 92% average update frequency (within 30 days of month end).


Information on holdings, performance, assets, fees and more. Includes direct email addresses and key principals with biographies. More than 200 unique fields per fund are refreshed daily and maintain an average update frequency of 92% within 30 days.

Web-Based Fund Analysis Tool

Your purchase gives you free access to Datafinder Pro, our web-based fund analysis tool. Datafinder Pro makes it easy to create customized rankings that meet your investment objectives. Browse thousands of hedge funds, funds of funds, and CTAs and see live data. Create rankings, portfolios, correlations, and more.


Reported direct from the source; refreshed daily with new funds, updated performance and assets, and important changes to fund and manager data.


Easily sort and filter any field or combination of fields to compile a selection of funds and managers. Store and use the complete database on your PC. Sort and filter any field or combination of fields; a truly relational database assigning unique IDs to all funds, managers and persons .


Choose from Microsoft Excel (spreadsheet) or Access (table) formats. Compatible with most third-party analysis packages such as Backstop, Finlab, Informais, ABC Quant, Markov, Matrix-AIMS, Pertrac, Risk Data, Style Advisor, TAO, and our proprietary MAP format.

Current Database Snapshot
Global Hedge Fund FoF CTA Graveyard Contact
Number of reporting funds 6462 5375 1094 1087 16604 26335
Number of reporting management companies 2307 1727 239 580 5991 10046
Number of funds added this month 11 10 1 1 3 11
Number of funds added in previous month 89 75 14 14 72 89
Annual refreshes 24 24 24 24 24 12
Cost (annual subscription) USD 6,000 USD 4,500 USD 2,000 USD 3,000 USD 6,000 USD 4,500
Managers domiciled in USA 61.16% 61.38% 52.30% 60.52% 67.85% 61.28%
Managers domiciled in Europe 23.36% 21.31% 35.98% 29.48% 19.00% 19.51%
Managers domiciled in Caribbean 12.74% 14.24% 5.44% 8.28% 8.73% 3.53%
Managers domiciled in Rest of World 2.73% 3.07% 6.28% 1.72% 4.42% 15.68%
Funds domiciled in USA 30.90% 23.85% 17.37% 65.78% 35.68% 31.64%
Funds domiciled in Europe 34.79% 39.27% 48% 12.60% 15.75% 24.45%
Funds domiciled in Caribbean 27.30% 29.60% 30.90% 15.92% 38.17% 31.60%
Funds domiciled in Rest of World 7.01 % 7.27% 3.66% 5.70% 10.40% 12.32%
Fund Update Summary(Real Time)
% of Funds With September Returns 21.40% 16.97% 9.52% 41.45%    
% of Funds With August Returns 95.15% 95.16% 95.06% 95.11%    
Performance Reporting for - September 2015
Funds with positive ROR 44.80% 30.59% 11.54% 71.14%    
Average positive ROR 2.55% 1.99% 1.38% 2.99%    
Funds with negative ROR 55.20% 69.41% 88.46% 28.86%    
Average negative ROR -2.67% -2.83% -1.66% -2.03%    
Average ROR -0.33% -1.35% -1.31% 1.54%    
Highest ROR 30.35% 25.31% 6.25% 30.35%    
Median ROR -0.23% -0.82% -1.12% 1.21%    
Lowest ROR -24.01% -22.94% -7.24% -24.01%    

More Benefits:

Downloadable Data Integrated With Online Reports
Online reports provide users with real time updates of hedge fund performance. Use Excel to sort and filter the entire downloadable database to find funds that match your criteria, then click on fund names and download professional, easy to read, 8 page reports with the most up-to-date information. Learn more about DataFinder Pro in our Frequently Asked Questions.

For Investors
Enhance and streamline the due diligence process and avoid costly mistakes. Easily sort and filter any field or combination of 104 qualitative fields to compile a selection compatible with your objectives. Facilitates in-depth style and sector analysis, portfolio optimization and stress testing. Discloses underlying holdings, portfolio allocations, fees, investment minimums, historic monthly performance and assets, objectives, direct contact information and much more.

For Researchers
Get results quickly. Gain insight into key strategies, tactics and core competencies. Benchmark your fund and strategy or raise assets from pre-qualified managers. Sort, filter and compare any field or combination of fields directly on your PC and export results directly to third-party applications. Key contact persons, job titles, direct emails and accurate data points ensure you get the best return on your subscription investment.

Fund Information

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