Funds of Hedge Funds Performance

Asia-Pacific lags as other sectors off to a strong start

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The year has started well in all funds of funds categories except for Asia Pacific, despite a sharp decline in the global equity markets. The InvestHedge Composite was up 0.87% for January with the Global Multi-Strategy median even higher for the month, up 1.13%. Arbitrage boosted returns in many GMS portfolios with the arbitrage index up 1.45%, the highest return for the year. Even with a fall of 8.57% for the S&P in January, US equity funds of hedge fund also experienced a revival, up 1.38%, while European equity and global equity funds of funds were up only