Q2 2019 Hedge Fund Asset Flows
For the fifth consecutive quarter, hedge funds have recorded net outflows, losing $25.3bn in Q2 2019. In spite of this, hedge fund assets under management (AUM) have grown by 4.4% since the end of 2018. As seen in our Q2 2019 Hedge Fund Asset Flows factsheet, only credit strategies and multi-strategy hedge funds generated inflows in Q2, as niche strategies took a particular hit and lost $6.7bn in net withdrawals. Significant withdrawals continued in North America in Q2, and only hedge funds in Rest of World recorded inflows, where continued investor interest has helped increase AUM to $48.2bn.