Hedge Fund Performance Report – April 2018

Activists Rebound in April, and Commodities Turn Positive for 2018

Hedge funds were generally positive in April, and as a group are positive for 2018. However there are some significant segments of negative returns that are weighing on industry-wide performance metrics. From an investor’s standpoint, sentiment is likely more positive than aggregate results would suggest.

Key findings from this report include:

  • Hedge funds returned an average of +0.38% in April and are now +0.20% in 2018.
  • Activist strategies rebounded in April to shift back to positive for 2018.
  • Macro strategies post third consecutive monthly decline, but larger managers have outperformed.

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