Search
Eurekahedge - Other Products and Services
Fund Of Private Equity Fund Database Free Trial

Hedge Fund News

EH Report

Manager Interviews

‘Mizuho-Eurekahedge Index’ goes live

Asian Hedge Fund Awards

Industry Events Calendar

Fund Launches and Closures

Archive



Eurekahedge
Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Indices

Hedge Fund Monthly
 
 
Overview of 2010 Key Trends in Latin American Hedge Funds
Eurekahedge
Mar 2011
 

Introduction

The Latin American hedge fund sector is one of the fast growing segments of the global hedge fund industry. Over the last decade, the total number of hedge funds in the region has increased four-fold while the assets under management has grown by nearly 25 times. Currently, the size of the Latin American hedge fund industry stands at US$60 billion.

Industry assets witnessed incremental growth in the 2004–2007 period, registering a three-fold increase over these three years. This tremendous growth was underscored by the performance of the Eurekahedge Latin American Hedge Fund Index, which gained 103.23% over the period. The industry witnessed a downturn during the credit crunch and the subsequent financial crisis; however, managers delivered admirable downturn protection throughout this period with an average loss of only 4.93% at a time when the average global hedge fund was down 10.78%. Assets under management fell to US$39.3 billion by March 2009 before posting a strong recovery in the last three quarters of 2009.

Figure 1 shows the growth in the Latin American hedge fund industry since 2000.

Figure 1a: Industry growth over the years

Figure 1b: Aum growth in recent months

Throughout 2010, Latin American hedge funds maintained the trend of growth established in the last three quarters – the Eurekahedge Latin American Hedge Fund Index delivered a gain of 9.84% in 2010. As at December 2010, industry assets stood at a historical high of US$60 billion, which represents a 52.7% increase since March 2009. While most of the growth was generated through…

 

 

The full article is available in The Eurekahedge Report accessible to paying subscribers only.

 

Subscribers may continue to login as usual to download the full report and non-subscribers may email database@eurekahedge.com to enquire on how to obtain the full research report.

 

 
If you have any comments about or contributions to make to this newsletter, please email advisor@eurekahedge.com

[Top]

 
Industry News
 
     
  The Eurekahedge Report - October 2014  
     
  Asset Flows Update for the Month of September 2014  
     
  Hedge Fund Performance Commentary for the Month of September 2014  
     
  2014 Key Trends in North American Hedge Funds  
     
  2014 Overview: Key Trends in Funds of Hedge Funds  
     
  The Billion Dollar Interview with Constellation Asset Management  
     
  CSRC New Regulations on Private Investment Funds  
     
  It's All There: Post-AIFMD Fundraising Options in Germany  
     
  Singapore: Opportunities for Islamic Finance  
     
  The New Deal: Hedge Fund Management Fees Are Subject to Social Security Taxes  
     
     
Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Manager Travel Plans

space
Copyright © 2014 Eurekahedge Pte Ltd.
Use of this site is subject to our terms and conditions of use.