Equal-Weighted And Asset-Weighted Hedge Fund PerformanceJacob Wolinsky
Hedge funds recorded strongest Q1 since 2012 amidst market recovery
Hedge fund managers ended March 2019 up 0.77% on an equal-weighted basis, and 0.45% on an asset-weighted basis. Roughly 78.0% of the hedge fund managers tracked by Eurekahedge recorded positive returns over the first quarter of the year. Fund managers focusing on Asia topped the chart with their 5.66% year-to-date returns. Across strategies, long/short equities mandate outperformed their peers in the first quarter.
Hedge fund closure activities dwindled during the first quarter of 2019, with 79 liquidations recorded thus far, compared to 155 recorded in 2018 Q1.
Hedge Fund Performance by Region (2019 YTD)
Hedge Fund Performance by Strategy (2019 YTD)
Hedge fund management fees
Hedge fund Q1 launches and closures