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Logo Hedge Fund Flow Report

Gain insight into industry trends and hedge fund asset flows before you make your next important decision.


 

Free Hedge Fund Flow Report Library

Each month the Hedge Fund Flow Report contains a survey of hedge fund managers that takes the pulse of the industry with regard to their opinions on the use of leverage, global markets, the price of gold and oil, sentiment on US stocks and the US dollar index, and more.

The Hedge Fund Flow Report Library contains all the surveys and topical studies published in prior issues of the Hedge Fund Flow Report.

About the Hedge Fund Flow Report

The Hedge Fund Flow Report combines the accuracy of the BarclayHedge database with the analytical insight of TrimTabs Investment Research.

The report is generated by TrimTabs Investment Research using the most current data on 5284 hedge funds. An annual subscription, priced at only $2,200, includes 12 monthly issues and 12-months of historical rolling data on hedge funds, funds of funds and CTA flows, AUMs, and returns.

Included in the full report:

  • Analysis of monthly flows in hedge funds, funds of funds, and CTAs
  • Sector-level monthly, YTD, and 12-month asset flows and returns data
  • Returns correlations of hedge funds, fund of funds and CTAs
  • Latest economic benchmark trends collected from our monthly survey of hedge fund managers


SAMPLE: A Snapshot from the January 2014 Issue

Note: January's issue shows November flows. BarclayHedge gathers November data in December and then TrimTabs releases the Report in early January. Click here to download the complete January 2014 report.

Hedge Fund Flows - November 2013 ($USD billion)
  Nov '13
Flow
Nov '13
Flow
/TNA
Nov '13
Return
  Nov '13
Total Assets
Convertible Arbitrage -0.4 -1.3% 0.0%   28.8
Distressed Securities 1.6 1.0% 1.5%   161.8
Emerging Markets 1.0 0.4% -0.3%   262.6
Equity Long Bias 1.5 0.8% 1.6%   191.2
Equity Long-Only 3.2 3.5% 2.3%   99.9
Equity Long/Short 1.7 1.0% 1.3%   181.7
Equity Market Neutral 0.3 1.1% 0.6%   25.4
Event Driven 1.8 0.9% 0.8%   219.4
Fixed Income 2.6 0.8% 0.7%   329.6
Macro 0.4 0.2% 1.5%   200.2
Merger Arbitrage 0.2 0.8% 0.2%   24.6
Multi-Strategy 2.5 1.1% 1.1%   232.2
Other 0.4 1.0% 0.1%   40.2
Sector Specific 0.7 0.7% 1.5%   108.5
Industry totals
Hedge Fund Industry 17.5 0.9% 0.8%   2097.1
Funds of Funds 1.9 0.4% 1.1%   481.1
CTAs -2.7 -0.8% 0.6%   341.0

About TrimTabs Methodology

We restrict our survey sample for each hedge fund category to funds that report their returns and update their assets under management. If a fund reports its returns but does not change the amount of its assets under management, we assume it did not update its assets under management and we exclude it from our survey sample.

We calculate the ratio of the flow to the total net assets (Flow/TNA) of each hedge fund category. To calculate the flow, we use the following formula:
Flow = [Assets(t)-Assets(t-1)]-[Assets(t-1)*Returns(t)]

We project the flows of the survey sample by multiplying the Flow/TNA for each hedge fund category by the total assets for that category at the end of the previous month.

Finally, we gross up all flows to account for the estimated difference between the BarclayHedge survey sample and the entire hedge fund industry.

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