Recovery gathers pace as European hedge fund assets rise 11% in 2010
Thu Mar 24, 2011
Decent performance and fast-accelerating inflows fuelled a rebound in European hedge fund assets last year. And there is growing evidence that the industry’s revival is quickening
hedge fund assets began to move decisively north again in the
second half of 2010 as accelerating inflows and generally
decent performance combined to fuel the industry’s
increasingly robust recovery from its earlier deep downturn in
2008 and 2009.
The annual end-of-year survey by the EuroHedge data and
research team shows that total assets in the European hedge
fund industry have rebounded to $423 billion by the end of
2010, compared with a figure of $382 billion at the end of
Virtually all of that 11% gain came in the second half of
the year, given that the EuroHedge half-year survey carried out
at the end of June 2010 had revealed no increase in overall
European assets over the first half of the year – with
assets still standing at $382 billion at the mid-year
Part of the overall increase on the year resulted from the
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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