Smart global multi-strategy proves best buffer against tough markets in 2011


Nine firms take annual InvestHedge FoHF Awards

London, March 14, 2012 – The funds of hedge funds industry entered a new paradigm in 2011 with average performance sinking to a low of -4.26% for the year, with only 2008 being worse (with the global FoHF universe down -17.06% for that year). Despite this, the main difference between 2008 and 2011 is that clients have remained more loyal, and as can be seen by the latest InvestHedge Billion Dollar Survey, asset outflows have been far less violent than they were in 2009.

Despite the continued belief that fund of funds are dead or dying, the top 10