Hedge Funds Surpass 2014 Performance In First Fives Months Of 2015 by Preqin
Hedge funds continue their run of solid performance with a fifth straight positive month, returning 1.01 percent in May. This means hedge funds have now returned 5.44 percent for 2015 YTD, compared to 4.60% for the whole of 2014. All leading single-manager hedge fund strategies made gains in May, with equity strategies generating the highest return of 1.28 percent. CTA funds have suffered a second consecutive negative month in May (-0.07 percent); however the strategy is still positive for the year (+2.68 percent).
When Baupost, the $30 billion Boston-based hedge fund now managed by Seth Klarman, was founded in 1982, it was launched with a core set of aims. Q4 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Established by Harvard professor William Poorvu and a group of four other founding families, including Klarman, the group aimed to compound Read More