Aug 2016 Hedge Fund Industry Performance Report

Distressed, Activists Again Lead in August & YTD

Key findings from this report include:

  • Hedge funds gained +0.18% in August. The industry average is +3.47% YTD 2016.
  • Managed futures funds have received more new assets in 2016 than any other primary strategy, $16.2 billion through July.
  • Distressed hedge funds produced another strong month in August. Gains of +2.18% were the universe’s fourth month above the 2% threshold in 2016.

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