July 2016 Funds of Hedge Funds Report

Funds of Hedge Funds See Shrinking AUM

The following are findings from eVestment’s July 2016 report on the Funds of Hedge Funds industry. While the hedge fund space has grown considerably since the financial crisis of 2008 in terms of assets under management, funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) ceded ground to investor movement toward direct investing.

  • Funds of hedge funds posted net losses through the first five months of 2016 with equal-weighted returns of -1.49%.
  • Total fund of hedge funds assets under management stood at US$ 841.57 billion at the end of Q1 2016.
  • FoHFs now account for 28.25% of the hedge fund industry’s asset base

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