Hedge Fund Asset Flows up $10.52 Billion in May

21 Jun

Hedge Fund Asset Flows up $10.52 Billion in May

Hedge fund asset flows for May 2017 were positive at $10.52 billion, bringing YTD flows to positive $23.32 billion, according to eVestment’s May 2017 Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report.

Total industry AUM sits at $3.130 trillion, with multi-strategy, directional credit and macro funds seeing strong investor interest so far this year.

Some key points from the new report include:

  • Multi-strategy funds were big winners in asset flows in May, pulling in $3.65 billion in new assets, bringing YTD asset flows to $17.14 billion.
  • Managed futures funds saw among the biggest asset losses in May, with AUM in these funds falling -$1.05 billion. YTD flows remain positive at $4.19 billion.
  • Among firm domiciles, funds based in the Americas saw $11.41 billion positive asset flows in May.

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