Long-biased equity stock-pickers led the way in January as
European hedge funds staged a powerful start to 2012, with all
strategies showing positive returns against a backdrop of
buoyant and bullish equity markets and with several funds
posting remarkable numbers.
With January performance numbers now in from around 80% of
the funds reporting to the EuroHedge database, the EuroHedge
Composite Index is showing a median return for the month of
1.4% - marking a welcome recovery from the disappointing
performance of 2011.
The medians for convertible arbitrage, event-driven and
global equity are...