Oct 2016 Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report

Hedge Funds YTD Assets Negative $77B in October

Key findings from this hedge fund research report include:

  • The breadth of hedge fund asset outflows in October was the industries’ largest in 2016, with 61% of reporting funds seeing net outflows for the month.
  • Industry assets now stand at $3.03 trillion now following this string of disappointing months for hedge funds.
  • Event driven funds took the biggest hit among major strategies, with -$4.49 billion in flows in October, bringing YTD flows to -$38.22 billion, almost double the -$19.38 billion event driving funds lost in 2015.

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