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Research & Rankings

  • CS poll points to growing investor allocations in H2

    Event-driven and long/short equity are the most in-demand strategies globally, followed by macro and equity market-neutral. Despite their recent performance pick-up, CTAs are most out of favour

  • Uncertainty abounds as AIFMD comes into effect

    Many key aspects of fund managers’ compliance with the EU’s new regulatory requirements for alternative investment firms remain unclear – and unresolved – as the AIFMD comes into force. But the cost of compliance is still rising and the impact on the industry could be hard to predict

  • Surveys show impact of investor-driven changes across the hedge fund industry

    Two major recent surveys – one by Barclays and AIMA, the other by Deutsche Bank – underline the extent to which investors are driving change in the industry, both in terms of the partnerships they want to build with managers and also the operational excellence that investors are increasingly expecting

  • Citco extends lead in Europe as growth returns to the industry

    Citco has accelerated further ahead of the field among the leading hedge fund administrators in Europe, after a year when fast-returning global investor interest in European hedge funds enabled most of the top players to increase their assets in a changing industry environment

  • New-look prime broking line-up consolidates in changing market

    Credit Suisse still leads the field in terms of assets in our latest survey of European hedge fund prime brooking – although Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs remain in the lead by some distance in terms of mandates


Special Reports

  • New Standards in Investor Transparency

    Jul 2014

    The good governance gospel tells you that transparency ultimately supports performance, but try telling that to famously uncommunicative managers.

  • Global Review 2014

    Apr 2014

    The recovery of the global hedge fund industry in 2012, which we reported in last year's editions of the Global Review, has moved up a gear over the past year

  • Hong Kong: Developing a world-class Asian hedge fund centre

    Mar 2014

    Hong Kong has established itself as the dominant centre in Asia’s fast-evolving hedge fund world – with a growing pool of local investment talent, with international-quality strengths in infrastructure and operations, and with China’s rapidly emerging asset management as its backyard.


July 2014 European regional fund

Index Composite
EuroHedgeJul 14YTD%
Convertible & Equity Arbitrage EUR-0.44%1.31%67%
Convertible & Equity Arbitrage USD-0.18%2.16%73%
Credit EUR0.02%4.64%100%
Credit USD-0.35%5.13%100%
Emerging Market Debt USD0.07%5.21%83%
Emerging Market Equity USD-0.25%0.98%94%
Equity Market Neutral & Quantitative Strategies EUR0.19%-0.21%97%
Equity Market Neutral & Quantitative Strategies USD-0.43%0.32%92%
European Equity EUR-1.33%1.35%88%
European Equity GBP-0.47%-0.15%78%
European Equity Nordic0.19%3.99%89%
European Equity USD-1.01%-0.43%83%
Event Driven EUR-1.06%1.67%100%
Event Driven USD-1.29%3.17%100%
Fixed Income EUR0.62%3.46%100%
Fixed Income USD-0.31%-0.04%68%
Global Equity EUR-0.61%0.54%81%
Global Equity USD-0.82%0.06%86%
Macro EUR0.23%-0.79%85%
Macro USD-0.08%-0.29%85%
Managed Futures EUR-0.52%-0.51%89%
Managed Futures USD-0.90%1.13%94%
Mixed Arbitrage & Multi-Strategy USD-0.24%1.48%94%

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