Tuesday, July 7, 2009


Hedge Fund Liquidations Slow to $19 Billion in Q1 2009

The topical study from the July 2009 issue of The Hedge Fund Flow Report. Gain insight into industry trends and hedge fund asset flows before you make your next important decision.

Estimating hedge fund assets has become a lot harder after last year’s market debacle. Many of the funds which reported to public hedge fund databases stopped disclosing their assets and returns because their performance was no longer marketable. In addition, an unknown number of funds have been liquidated.

To address this issue, BarclayHedge surveys all hedge funds which stopped reporting and asks them whether they were liquidated.

Reporting problems were most acute in the fourth quarter of 2008, with a drop rate of 8.4%.

In order to estimate overall hedge fund liquidations, we assumed that half of the funds that elected not to report or could not be contacted were liquidated.

In this study, we found that . . . .

Accredited investors can read the entire article for free.

From the July 2009 issue of The Hedge Fund Flow Report. The Hedge Fund Flow Report combines the accuracy of the BarclayHedge database with the analytical insight of TrimTabs Investment Research. The report is generated by TrimTabs Investment Research using the most current data on thousands of hedge funds. An annual subscription includes 12 monthly updates as well as a spreadsheet containing historical flow aggregates by category.

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