Hedge Fund Industry Assets Under Management

The quarter end figures represent estimated assets under management for the hedge fund industry utilizing AUM information provided by contributing hedge fund managers.

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Assets Under Management

1st Qtr 2019

4th Qtr 2018

3rd Qtr 2018

Hedge Funds*$3011.3B$2878.1B$3064.8B
Fund of Funds$255.2B$267.0B$279.2B


Balanced (Stocks & Bonds) $299.3B$248.3B$253.7B
Convertible Arbitrage$19.25B$18.5B$19.0B
Distressed Securities$61.7B$68.2B$73.6B
Emerging Markets$281.9B$262.0B$273.9B
Emerging Markets - Asia$117.4B$103.2B$108.5B
Emerging Markets - Eastern Europe$14.7B$14.2B$14.8B
Emerging Markets - Global$126.8B$122.5B$127.8B
Emerging Markets - Latin America$ 11.1B$ 10.5B$ 11.4B
Equity Long Bias$332.4B$324.2B$345.0B
Equity Long/Short$209.3B$215.2B$225.3B
Equity Long-Only$144.8B$139.2B$163.0B
Equity Market Neutral$91.5B$91.7B$98.6B
Event Driven$141.2B$137.4B$149.2B
Fixed Income$584.1B$555.9B$575.1B
Macro$186.9B $185.1B $204.0B
Merger Arbitrage$67.2B$64.4B$66.0B
Options Strategies$48.1B$49.2B$54.4B
Sector Specific***$172.7B$151.1B$171.6B

*Excludes Fund of Funds assets
**Other: Include funds categorized as Algorithmic, Closed-end funds, Dividend Capture, Equity Dedicated Short, Equity Short-Bias, Mutual Funds/ETFs, No Category, PIPEs (Regulation D), Replication, and Tail Risk.
***Sector Specific: Includes sector funds categorized as Energy, Environment, ESG, Farming, Financial, Health Care/Biotech, Metals/Mining, Miscellaneous, Natural Resources, Real Estate, and Technology.