Hedge Fund Industry Snapshot – December 2013 (Citi Prime Finance)

December 2013

KEYWORDS: eVestment, assets under management, hedge fund investor, Institutional Investors, Hedge Fund Performance, AUM, inflows, leverage, Volatility, risk management, Short Selling

Authors:

Citi

Organizations:
  • Citi

Summary:
  • According to eVestment, industry assets rose for November 2013 gaining +$45.3 billion. Asset growth was attributed mostly from performance gains of +$30.2 billion with net positive investor flows accounting for +$15.3 billion.
  • November 2013 marks the third consecutive month with positive performance gains and was 2x the mean monthly gain reported throughout 2013. Mean monthly performance gains now stand at +$15 billion for 2013 compared to +$9.6 billion for 2012. November 2013 performance contrasts with November 2012 performance gains which stood at only +$6.6 billion.
  • Net positive investor flows of +$15.3 billion for November 2013 marks the ninth period of net positive flows YTD. November 2013 flows are higher than the mean monthly flows for 2013 which now stand at +$6.5 billion. November 2012 net flows were +$11.92 billion over the same period.

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