Insurance-Linked Securities
Hedge Fund Database

The Eurekahedge Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) Hedge Fund Database is a database of hedge funds that invest in insurance products such as catastrophic bonds (cat bonds) and life insurance. The performance of ILS hedge funds are uncorrelated to traditional instruments and hedge funds but are dependent on the occurrence of an insured event. The risk adjusted returns of these funds are the best of all hedge fund strategies.

202 alternative
funds
116 data points
per fund
90% of NAVs updated
by end of month

Extensive Fund Coverage

The key contents of the Eurekahedge Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) Hedge Fund Database are:

  • Average risk adjusted returns of 2.25 as compared with average Sharpe ratios of 1 for hedge funds and 0.4 for the S&P500
  • A US$20 billion industry with 202 funds
  • The least correlated asset class to the equity markets

The audience for the Eurekahedge Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) Hedge Fund Database are predominantly investors looking to diversify their portfolios away from traditional investments and include sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, banks, corporate treasuries, family offices, fund of funds, insurance companies and reinsurance firms.





Footnotes
1. As at 02 Oct 2016.
2. Live funds are those that are presumed to be actively trading.
3. We consider long only absolute returns funds as a subset of long short equity with a 'long bias'. They have an identical business structure to a long short funds but tend to charge slightly lower fees.
4. Please note we are referring to funds and not management companies. There are many more management companies that run more than US$1bn in alternative assets that do not have a single billion dollar fund.

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Eurekahedge databases track over 91 qualitative and data points and 39 statistical measurements per fund, making it easier to analyse managers performances.

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