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eVestment's Top Hedge Funds In January 2020

Our monthly view into the eyeballs and clicks on eVestment's platform from its institutional investor and consultant subscriber base reveals that AQR's DELTA strategy was the most viewed product last month, taking first place from Renaissance Technologies' Institutional Diversified Global Equtiies Fund and Magnitude Capital's Magnitude International coming in third.

Most Viewed Alternatives Products In January 2020
New Product on List? Most Viewed Product's Firm Name Most Viewed Product
  AQR Capital Management LLC  DELTA Strategy
New Renaissance Technologies LLC  Renaissance Institutional Diversified Global Equities Fund (RIDGE)
New Magnitude Capital, LLC  Magnitude International
New Renaissance Technologies LLC  Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund (RIEF) LLC
New Wolverine Asset Management, LLC  Wolverine Flagship Fund Trading Limited
New 1060 Capital Management  1060 Capital Opportunity Fund, LP
New Winton Capital Management Ltd.  Winton Diversified Futures Fund (US) L.P.
New Silverback Asset Management, LLC  Silverback Opportunistic Credit Master Fund Limited
New Canyon Capital Advisors LLC  Canyon Value Realization Master Fund, L.P.
New Bridgewater Associates, LP  Bridgewater Pure Alpha Major Markets

At the firm level, Bridgewater pipped AQR into second place, with RenTec third. Pure Alpha Major Markets was Bridgewater's most viewed product last month.

Most Viewed Alternatives Firms January 2020  
New Firm on List? Firm Name Firm's Most Viewed Product
  Bridgewater Associates, LP Bridgewater Pure Alpha Major Markets
  AQR Capital Management LLC DELTA Strategy
New Renaissance Technologies LLC Renaissance Institutional Diversified Global Equities Fund (RIDGE)
  Man Group Tie: Man AHL TargetRisk & Man AHL Alpha Programme
New Aspect Capital Ltd. Aspect Systematic Global Macro Programme
  BlackRock BlackRock Appreciation Strategy Fund, Ltd.
New Winton Capital Management Ltd. Winton Diversified Futures Fund (US) L.P.
New Lighthouse Investment Partners, LLC Lighthouse Global Long/Short Fund, L.P.
  Graham Capital Management L.P Graham Quant Macro Portfolio
New Credit Suisse Asset Management Credit Suisse Securitized Products Strategy

The rising products in January saw Wolverine Asset Management's Wolverine Flagship Fund Trading Limited take the top spot - i.e., it's the product with the largest increase in viewership vs the previous 6 month rolling average. SIlverback Asset Management's Opportunistic Credit Master Fund was second, beating RenTec's Institutional Diversified Global Equities Fund into third.

Rising Alternatives Products January 2020 vs. Prior 6M
New Product on List? Rising Product's Firm Name Rising Product
New Wolverine Asset Management, LLC  Wolverine Flagship Fund Trading Limited
New Silverback Asset Management, LLC  Silverback Opportunistic Credit Master Fund Limited
New Renaissance Technologies LLC  Renaissance Institutional Diversified Global Equities Fund (RIDGE)
New Magnitude Capital, LLC  Magnitude International
New DAFNA Capital Management, LLC  DAFNA Fund, LLC
New Winton Capital Management Ltd.  Winton Diversified Futures Fund (US) L.P.
New NWI Management LP  NWI Emerging Market Fixed Income Master Fund, Ltd
New Acadian Asset Management LLC  Acadian Multi-Asset Absolute Return
New Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Inc.  Cohen & Steers Active Commodities Strategy
New JD Capital Management LLC  Tempo Volatility Master Fund

At the firm level, London-based Aspect Capital was the largest riser, with its Institutional Diversified Fund getting the biggest bump last month.

Rising Alternatives Firms January 2020 vs. Prior 6M  
New Firm on List? Firm Name Firm's Rising Product
New Aspect Capital Ltd.  Aspect Institutional Diversified Fund
New Renaissance Technologies LLC  Renaissance Institutional Diversified Global Equities Fund (RIDGE)
New Wolverine Asset Management, LLC  Wolverine Flagship Fund Trading Limited
New Lighthouse Investment Partners, LLC  Lighthouse Global Long/Short Fund, L.P.
New Silverback Asset Management, LLC  Silverback Opportunistic Credit Master Fund Limited
New Magnetar Capital LLC  Magnetar PRA Fund LLC
New KeyQuant  Key Trends 15 Master Fund Limited
New Magnitude Capital, LLC  Magnitude International
New Structured Portfolio Management, L.L.C.  SPM Opportunity Fund
New Winton Capital Management Ltd.  Winton Diversified Futures Fund (US) L.P.

Strategy-wise,a return to the top for fundamental equity long/short, with DAFNA Capital's DAFNA Fund the most viewed product in that category last month. Fund of hedge funds are coming off of one of their best years in a while, however, so it's perhaps unsurprising to see multi-strat fund of funds coming top in the rising universes.

Most Viewed Alternatives Universes January 2020  
New Universe on List? eVestment Primary Universe Universe's Most Viewed Product
  Fundamental - Long/Short Equity DAFNA Capital Management, LLC: DAFNA Fund, LLC
  Fund of Funds - Multi-Strategy Magnitude Capital, LLC: Magnitude International
  Multi-Strategy Multi-Markets AQR Capital Management LLC: DELTA Strategy
  Macro - Quantitative Capital Fund Management SA: CFM Stratus Program
  Fundamental - Long/Short Credit Silverback Asset Management, LLC: Silverback Opportunistic Credit Master Fund Limited
New Managed Futures - Quantitative Winton Capital Management Ltd.: Winton Diversified Futures Fund (US) L.P.
New Macro - Discretionary NWI Management LP: NWI Emerging Market Fixed Income Master Fund, Ltd
  Multi-Strategy Credit BlackRock: BlackRock Obsidian Fund
New Multi-Strategy Equity Renaissance Technologies LLC: Renaissance Institutional Diversified Global Equities Fund (RIDGE)
  Relative Value - Credit Relative Value Oak Hill Advisors: OHA Diversified Credit Strategies Fund

 

Rising Alternatives Universes January 2020 vs. Prior 6M
New Universe on List? eVestment Primary Universe Universe's Rising Product
  Fund of Funds - Multi-Strategy Magnitude Capital, LLC: Magnitude International
New Managed Futures - Quantitative Winton Capital Management Ltd.: Winton Diversified Futures Fund (US) L.P.
New Macro - Discretionary NWI Management LP: NWI Emerging Market Fixed Income Master Fund, Ltd
New Macro - Quantitative Capital Fund Management SA: CFM Stratus Program
  Relative Value - Credit Relative Value Eagle Point Credit Management LLC: Eagle Point Credit Partners LP
  Multi-Strategy Credit Highbridge Capital Management, LLC: Highbridge Tactical Credit Fund, Ltd.
  Multi-Strategy Multi-Markets Acadian Asset Management LLC: Acadian Multi-Asset Absolute Return
  Fund of Funds - Macro & Managed Futures Credit Suisse Asset Management: Credit Suisse SAPIC Global Macro Strategy
New Relative Value - Multi-Market Arbitrage JD Capital Management LLC: Tempo Volatility Master Fund
New Relative Value - Capital Structure Relative Value Wolverine Asset Management, LLC: Wolverine Flagship Fund Trading Limited

 


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