Thursday, December 13, 2012
TrimTabs and BarclayHedge Report Hedge Funds Redeem $10.8 Billion in October 2012; Hedge Fund Industry Outperforms S&P 500 in October but Underperforms YTD
New York, NY — December 11, 2012 — BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that hedge fund investors redeemed $10.8 billion (0.6% of assets) in October, reversing a combined $9.8 billion inflow for August and September. Based on data from 3,040 funds, the TrimTabs/BarclayHedge Hedge Fund Flow Report estimated that industry assets stood at $1.8 trillion in October, down 26.1% from the June 2008 peak of $2.4 trillion.
“From a cash flow standpoint, the hedge fund industry has been losing ground for the past year,” said Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge. “October’s redemptions pushed year to date outflows to $13.7 billion and 12-month outflows to $22.9 billion.”
Read the entire TrimTabs Asset Flows into Hedge Funds Press Release by clicking here.
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