Investors increase hedge fund commitments in August, GlobeOp


Investors appear to have committed new capital to hedge funds in August despite unsettled markets in Europe and the US, according to fund administrator GlobeOp Financial Services.

The GlobeOp Capital Movement Index recorded an increase of 1.11% in hedge fund flows this month. “August is usually a positive month for hedge fund capital flows, and 2011 continued that trend,” said Hans Hufschmid, GlobeOp’s CEO.

The Capital Movement Index represents the monthly net of hedge fund subscriptions and redemptions administered by GlobeOp, divided by the total assets under administration for its fund administration clients.

Cumulatively, the index for August