90% Of Hedge Fund Launches Charging Less Than 2% Fees: EurekahedgeJacob Wolinsky
Return of the trade war: hedge fund managers down 1.09% for the month, ahead of global equities
Equal-weighted and asset-weighted hedge fund performance
Hedge fund managers ended May 2019 down 1.09% on an equal-weighted basis, and 1.37% on an asset-weighted basis, outperforming the global equity market which slumped 6.12% during the month. The return of the US-China trade tension weighed on hedge fund managers’ performance in May, leaving barely a third of the hedge fund managers tracked by Eurekahedge in positive territory over the month. Over the month of May, US$0.9 billion of investor outflows and US$18.3 billion of performance-driven losses were recorded by the global hedge fund industry.
Hedge fund performance by region (2019 YTD)
Hedge fund performance by strategy (2019 YTD)
Fund launches with ≥2% performance fees
Hedge fund H1 launches and closures