Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flow Report: July 2023(4 min read) Amid Very Light Volume of Asset Movement, Flows Net Negative in July. The hedge fund industry continued to see assets trickle out in July 2023. Both aggregate flows and volume of asset movement were very light during the month, which is typical of this month’s data. Still, the fact remains that July was the 14th consecutive month of net outflows for the hedge fund industry.
Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flow Report: June 2023(4 min read) June marked the 13th consecutive monthly net outflow for the hedge fund industry. Compared to prior Junes’ data, however, the redemptions in June 2023 were relatively light and what inflows the industry did see during the month were less concentrated, which is a generally positive theme.
626 strategies from 315 firms added to eVestment in Q2 2023(3 min read) eVestment typically sees about 500 strategies added in a quarter, and Q2 2023 was just above the average with 626 strategies added from 315 firms. Of the 626 strategies, 87 (14%) were characterized by the underlying manager(s) as being a dedicated ESG strategy, while 173 (28%) indicated that they integrate ESG factors into their respective investment process.
Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flow Report: May 2023(3 min read) May marked the 12th consecutive monthly net outflow for the hedge fund industry. It was also the largest net outflow for the month of May we’ve seen since at least 2009. Investors removed an estimated net $9.96 billion from hedge funds in May. Performance accounted for an additional decrease in assets. The result of both factors was a $18.8 billion decrease in assets to an estimated $3.401 trillion.
Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flow Report: March 2023(4 min read) Redemptions Continued in March, Though Better Than Prior Years. There are a few different perspectives with which one can view March’s data. It was the industry’s tenth consecutive monthly net outflow, which is not great no matter how you slice it. The net outflow this March, however, was well below the prior seven-year average net outflow for March, which is not great but also not bad.
Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flow Report: February 2023(4 min read) Every year for the last thirteen years, February’s data has indicated net inflows into the industry to start the year. Not just net inflows, February’s data had consistently produced the largest average net inflow of any month of the year.
559 strategies from 253 firms added to eVestment in Q1 2023(3 min read) eVestment typically sees about 500 strategies added in a quarter, and Q1 2023 was just above the average with 559 strategies added from 253 firms. Of the 559 strategies, 284 (50%) added were actively managed strategies and 101 strategies (18%) were characterized by the underlying manager(s) as being a dedicated ESG strategy.
eVestment Advantage Viewership Report: Asia Pacific Edition(3 min read) The Nasdaq eVestment Advantage solution is a powerful tool for understanding several aspects of global consultants’ and asset owners’ interests in asset managers and their products. For those new to Advantage, the data can be thought of as the exhaust, or footprint of these global users’ activities – screening and product profile views – on the eVestment Analytics platform.