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Hedge Funds Experience Redemptions of $22 Billion in April

CTAs Continue to See Inflows Which Push Assets to New All-Time High of $380.59 Billion   Hedge fund redemptions slowed somewhat in April though the trend continued. The month’s outflows totaled $22.40 billion, 0.44% of industry assets, a reduction from the $35.37 billion in outflows the industry experienced in March. A $131.83 billion trading loss during the month brought total hedge fund industry assets to nearly $5.11 trillion as April ended.  …

Are Investors Finally Ready to Tap the Brakes on Their Hedge Fund Allocations?

Managed Futures Funds Continued Absorbing Investor Capital, Albeit at a Slower Rate   Hedge fund net redemptions accelerated in March totaling -$35.37 billion, a reduction of -0.70% of industry assets. March’s outflows follow -$3.19 billion in redemptions in February. Nevertheless, a combination of new market entrants and an aggregate $18.24 billion trading gain for the month brought total industry assets to nearly $5.14 trillion as March ended.  …

New Entrants Push Global Hedge Fund Industry Over $5 Trillion Threshold Despite February Shunting

Managed Futures Funds Suddenly Back in Vogue and in the Money The hedge fund industry was unable to build much momentum on January’s net inflows. February saw broad trading losses and redemptions that collectively led to marginal net outflows of -$3.19 billion and a reduction in industry assets of -0.07%. Nevertheless, BarclayHedge’s model indicated an increase in industry AUM to $5.04 trillion—a result driven by a significant number of funds coming online in the first months of the year. However, things looked very different in managed futures funds’ corner of the world in February. CTAs swung back to net inflows with net inflows totaling +$2.93 billion, increasing industry assets by nearly a percentage point. Moreover, industry inflows were buoyed by increasing interest in all four CTA subsectors.…

Hedge Funds Continue Winning Investor Favor, Raking in Another $11.29 Billion in January

January Investor Behavior Strikes Cautiously Optimistic Tone The hedge fund industry resumed attracting capital in January, scooping up $11.29 billion in new assets, good for an increase of 0.24% in total industry assets. A -$117.92 billion trading loss for the month left total industry assets at the $4.80 trillion mark as January closed. “End of year profit-taking, tax-harvesting and rebalancing in December 2021 broke an impressive nine-month run of net inflows to the hedge fund industry. Happily, January marked a return to net inflows, albeit in a somewhat more circumspect manner: Investors gave over an additional $11.29 billion to managers on the month,” observed Ben Crawford, Head of Research at BarclayHedge. “It is notable, however, that January 2022’s net inflows were less than 40% of the industry’s uptake a year ago and also well below the mean monthly inflow from 2021.”…

$39.8 Billion in December Profits Elevate Industry AUM to Record $4.80 Trillion

December Hedge Fund Outflows Merely Accentuate a Year of Spectacular Investor Interest After nine consecutive months of inflows, the hedge fund industry saw funds flow out of the sector in December with -$20.4 billion in net redemptions. December’s redemptions represented -0.44% of hedge fund industry assets. A $39.8 billion trading profit in December brought total industry assets to nearly $4.80 trillion at year end.…

Nine Consecutive Months of Positive Net Inflows Push Hedge Fund AUM to $4.69 Trillion Mark

Global Hedge Fund Assets Reach $4.69 Trillion in November as Most Regions See Inflows The hedge fund industry extended its monthly inflow streak to nine consecutive months in November bringing in $19.3 billion in new assets. November’s inflows represented 0.41% of hedge fund industry assets. With the addition of November’s inflows, the hedge fund industry has added $199.8 billion in new assets over the nine-month period. A trading loss of nearly -$40.0 billion during the month brought total industry assets to nearly $4.69 trillion as November ended.…

Rapid Rebound from September Losses Stokes Continuing Investor Interest in Hedge Funds

$4.66 Trillion Industry Rewarded with $26.5 Billion More to Manage The hedge fund industry posted inflows for an eighth consecutive month in October, attracting $26.5 billion in new assets, equivalent to a 0.59% jump in industry assets. Over the eight-month run, Hedge Funds have packed on a total of $180.5 billion in new AUM. $44.0 billion in monthly trading profits pushed total hedge fund industry assets to more than $4.66 trillion as October ended.…

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