The Eurekahedge Report – April 2012


The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was flat to marginally negative through March, losing 0.18%1 for the month, with the year-to-date figure standing at 4.08%. Japanese hedge funds posted the best monthly returns among regional mandates while Latin American, Asia ex-Japan and European managers outperformed their underlying equity markets. Managers increased their total assets for the quarter by US$47.9 billion through performance and investment flows, with the former accounting for US$40 billion of capital flows. Inflows from investors in the first three months of 2012 amounted to US$7.9 billion, bringing the current assets under management to US$1.75 trillion

Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:

March 2012 US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows) 9.3
Redemption (Outflows) -21.92
Net Asset Flows -12.62
Positive Performance (Growth) -1.15
Negative Performance (Decline) 0.75
Total -0.4
Overall Total -13.02

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1 Based on 51.06% of funds which have reported March-2012 returns as at 13-April-2012

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