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Barclay’s Global Hedge Fund Database

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  • 6524 Hedge Funds / UCITS Funds / Funds of Funds / 40 Act Funds / CTAs
  • On-demand updates of monthly returns
  • Free access to DataFinder Pro, our web-based fund analysis tool
  • Information on holdings, performance, assets, fees and more
  • Direct email addresses, key principals with biographies, and more
  • 92% average fund performance update frequency by month end

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

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  • ...the data are of high quality, it is updated regularly, it contains all the information we need, and therefore it is all we use.
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Current Data

Daily updates of monthly returns, profiling 6524 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 6524 5425 983 1099 18653 27763
Number of reporting management companies 2222 1665 209 557 6638 10452
Number of funds added this month 93 82 0 11 59 93
Number of funds added in previous month 123 105 3 18 83 123
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 61.34% 61.32% 55.50% 61.40% 67.58% 61.49%
Managers domiciled in Europe 22.91% 21.56% 33.01% 26.93% 19.07% 19.02%
Managers domiciled in Caribbean 13.10% 14.29% 5.26% 9.52% 9.11% 3.44%
Managers domiciled in Rest of World 2.66% 2.82% 6.22% 2.15% 4.23% 16.05%
Funds domiciled in USA 28.11% 21.18% 16.38% 62.33% 35.83% 31.17%
Funds domiciled in Europe 39.07% 44.48% 51% 12.37% 16.79% 25.77%
Funds domiciled in Caribbean 22.69% 24.17% 26.04% 15.38% 37.20% 30.08%
Funds domiciled in Rest of World 10.13 % 10.18% 6.21% 9.92% 10.19% 12.98%
Fund Update Summary(Real Time)
% of Funds With March Returns 86.95% 86.19% 74.34% 90.38%    
% of Funds With February Returns 97.87% 97.82% 98.17% 98.08%    
Performance Reporting for - March 2017
Funds with positive ROR 63.30% 67.55% 74.66% 44.91%    
Average positive ROR 1.49% 1.46% 0.77% 1.71%    
Funds with negative ROR 36.70% 32.45% 25.34% 55.09%    
Average negative ROR -1.63% -1.30% -0.51% -2.46%    
Average ROR 0.35% 0.56% 0.44% -0.58%    
Highest ROR 59.69% 59.69% 5.78% 17.61%    
Median ROR 0.31% 0.38% 0.35% -0.21%    
Lowest ROR -44.36% -44.36% -3.80% -16.31%    

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.

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