The Eurekahedge Report - September 2010


The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 0.44%1 in August, bringing its 2010 year-to-date returns to 1.70%. Global hedge funds have continuously outperformed underlying markets this year, with the average hedge fund beating the MSCI World Index by 9.21% year-to-date. Consequently, assets under management have surpassed $1.54 trillion – highest level since December 2008. Investors committed $26.35 billion of capital to hedge funds last month while managers' performance contributed $9.0 billion to the gains for the month.

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


August 2010 US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows) 26.35
Redemption (Outflows) -19.26
Net Asset Flows 7.09
Positive Performance (Growth) 9.01
Negative Performance (Decline) -2.74
Total 6.26
Overall Total 13.36


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1Based on 76.54% of the NAV for August 2010 as at 21 September 2010.

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