Feb 2017 Hedge Fund Industry Performance Report

Activist Hedge Funds Top Performers in February, Industry Sees Strong Returns

Activist hedge funds ruled the hedge fund universe in February with an industry-leading +2.53% performance for the month, bringing year-to-date returns for activist funds to +3.03%.

Key findings from this hedge fund performance report include:

  • Managed futures funds, which saw a barely positive +0.58% return in 2016, were among the strongest performers in February.
  • Quantitative directional equity funds were also strong performers in February.
  • Emerging market focused funds returned +2.05% in February, bringing year-to-date returns to +4.65%.

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