Hedge Funds Recorded Their Strongest Return In Over A DecadeJacob Wolinsky
Hedge funds recorded their strongest return in over a decade lead by the long/short equities
Equal-weighted and asset-weighted hedge fund performance
Hedge fund managers the ended month of November up 4.49% on an equal-weighted basis, and 3.51% return on an asset-weighted basis. The better-than-expected efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines and optimism on the new US administration boosted the performance of the global equity market during the month. On a year-to-date basis, global hedge funds were up 8.17% over the first 11 months of 2020.
Over the month of November, US$8.8 billion of investor inflows on top of US$26.3 billion of performance-driven gains were recorded by the global hedge fund industry.
Hedge fund performance by region (2020 YTD)
Hedge fund performance by strategy (2020 YTD)
Annual launches and closures of global hedge funds
Average management fees of North American and global hedge funds by launch year
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