Mixed bag in long/short as equities stay choppy


February was a mixed month for European long/short equity hedge funds, with a wide dispersion of returns in volatile markets.

Hugh Hendry's Eclectica had a strong month, a 5.19% gain taking three-month numbers to 4.73%. It was a good month, also, for the big Lansdowne UK fund - which saw a 4.58% monthly gain taking three-month numbers to 2.58%.

UBI Pramerica was up 4.69% to leave three-month returns at 8.46% and Dowgate Europe's 4.34% February took three-month numbers to 6.42%. Camox Fund posted a 3.9% return to take three-month figures to 6.3% and Giano Capital was up 2.36%