Launches & Closures

EuroHedge new fund survey – numbers down, but size and quality high


The numbers of new fund launches in Europe are still way down from pre-crisis levels, but assets are up, the average size is at an all-time high and the quality is higher than ever too

The number of new European hedge fund launches is still running at historically very low levels, but the average size of the new funds is at an all-time high and the quality of the new launches is rising all the time.

That is the central finding of the first-half 2011 new fund survey conducted by the Euro¬Hedge data and research team – which shows that at least 45 new offshore hedge funds launched in Europe during the first half of the year,