Increasing Demand for Equity Hedge Funds: Credit SuisseMark Melin
Event driven hedge funds are dramatically leading the pack in net demand in 2014, with 56 percent. Activist driven hedge funds are often categorized under this label. Equity long short hedge funds quickly followed in second place at 41 percent. Equity long short hedge funds are typically tilted in their exposure with a long preference to the tune of near 80 to 90 percent and thus perform well in rising stock markets.