Obsolete
Fund Database

The Eurekahedge Obsolete Fund Database is a database of dead hedge funds and funds of hedge funds that have been liquidated. All funds that were live in Eurekahedge’s database are moved to the obsolete fund database once Eurekahedge confirms that the business has been wound down. Other terms for obsolete funds are dead, graveyard or closed funds although the latter term, 'closed' can have another meaning in a fund that is live but 'closed' to new investments.

13,209 alternative
funds
116 data points
per fund

Extensive Fund Coverage

The key contents of the Eurekahedge Obsolete Fund Database are:

  • The obsolete fund database has 13,209 dead funds going back to January 1998
  • The average annualised return of the funds in this database is 3.79% as compared to 6.61% in the hedge fund database
  • The average AUM of a fund when it moves from 'live' to 'obsolete' is US$78 million and has an average lifecycle of five years
  • Consists of 13,209 North American funds, 3,910 Asian funds, 11,098 European funds, 838 Latin American funds and 3,897 emerging market funds

The Eurekahedge Obsolete Fund Database is an essential tool for investors, researchers and academics who want to back-test portfolios, index construction, researching hedge fund life spans and attrition rates and of course for background checks and due diligence on existing companies and individuals.





Footnotes
1. As at 30 May 2017.
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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