Samantha Munday, HedgeFund Intelligence Data
New hedge funds that reached $50 million of assets or more
during 2010 raised a combined amount of more than $30 billion
in 2010, according to HedgeFund Intelligence data and the new
fund surveys of AR, EuroHedge and AsiaHedge.
The number of these larger fund launches seems to have
stalled - with 135 new funds launched during 2010 reaching the
$50 million threshold - on par with the previous year, when 139
funds that reached that size were launched.
Although the number of new funds has stayed roughly the
same, the combined assets of new funds launched increased by
15% from $26.2 billion in 2009 to $30 billion as of the end of