Hedge Funds Extend Their Strong Starts And Continued To Attract Investor Capital InflowsGuest Post
Hedge fund managers the ended month of February up 2.69% on an equal-weighted basis, and up 1.47% on an asset-weighted basis. The implementation of the Biden administration’s US$1.9 trillion economic stimulus package and the continued speedy rollout of vaccines supported the performance of the global equity market during the month. On a year-to-date basis, global hedge funds were up 3.78% over the first 2 months of 2021.
Equal-weighted and asset-weighted hedge fund performance
Over the month of February, US$9.8 billion of investor inflows on top of US$23.2 billion of performance-driven gains were recorded by the global hedge fund industry.
Hedge fund performance by region (2021 YTD)
Hedge fund performance by strategy (2021 YTD)
Average live hedge fund fees by the end of the year
Proportion of fund launches with ≥20% performance fees
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