The Eurekahedge Latin American Hedge Fund Database contains 3 broad categories of funds with:
Specific to the Latin American hedge fund database are multimercado funds. These are Brazilian onshore hedge funds regulated by the local financial regulatory body: Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM), the equivalent to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US.
The audience for the Eurekahedge Latin American Hedge Fund Database are predominantly hedge fund investors such as pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, foundations, endowments, third party marketers and other capital raisers, family offices, funds of funds, managed account platforms, private banks, seeders and high net worth individuals.
1. As at 01 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.