EH median dips 1.2% in Sept amid more big losses


Another exceptionally difficult month for European hedge funds in September resulted in only a relatively small overall monthly loss across the industry as a whole – but with many individual funds and strategies suffering some big losses again.

Equity funds were the worst hit – with double-digit losses being seen among European, global and emerging market long/short funds for a second month running after August’s equity market carnage – although there were also a few notably strong performers amid the most difficult trading and investment conditions that many managers have seen for years.

Other non-equity strategy sectors generally