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Hedge funds remained resilient amidst market risk-off sentiment

Hedge funds remained resilient amidst market risk-off sentiment by outperforming global equities on its second consecutive months

Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more

Equal-weighted and asset-weighted hedge fund performance

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Hedge fund managers ended the month of October up 0.02% on an equal-weighted basis, and a loss of 0.54% on an asset-weighted basis. The increasing COVID-19 cases particularly in Europe resulted in the reimposition of lockdown measures that contributed to the weak performance of the global equity market during the month. On a year-to-date basis, global hedge funds were up 3.35% over the first 10 months of 2020.

Over the month of October, US$6.5 billion of investor outflows on top of US$8.0 billion of performance-driven losses were recorded by the global hedge fund industry.

Hedge fund performance by region (2020 YTD)

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Hedge fund performance by strategy (2020 YTD)

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Proportion of fund launches with ≥20% performance fees

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Proportion of fund launches with ≥2% management fees

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