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eVestment's Top Hedge Funds In September

Nasdaq subsidiary eVestment sent AlphaWeek its monthly 'most searched funds' list; these are the funds most reviewed by asset owners and their consultants on the eVestment platform each month.

Federated Investors' Alternative Bear Equity Composite led the way last month. Jacobs Asset Management's JAM Partners LP came in second and Greenwoods Asset Management's Golden China Plus Master Fund was third.

The top ten were:

  1. Federated Investors: Alternative Bear Equity Composite 

Multi-Strategy Equity

  1. Jacobs Asset Management: JAM Partners

Relative Value - Market Neutral Equity

  1. Greenwoods Asset Management: Golden China Plus Master Fund

Fundamental - Long Only Equity

  1. Vontobel Asset Management AG: Vontobel Fund – Commodity

Managed Futures – Discretionary

  1. Magnetar Capital: Magnetar Constellation Fund, Ltd

Fundamental - Long/Short Credit

  1. AQR Capital Management: DELTA Strategy

Multi-Strategy Multi-Markets

  1. Record Currency Management: Dynamic Hedging US

Macro – Quantitative

  1. 1060 Capital Management: 1060 Capital Opportunity Fund

Relative Value - Market Neutral Equity

  1. AQR Capital Management: Managed Futures Strategy

Macro – Quantitative

  1. Renaissance Technologies: Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund

Multi-Strategy Equity

eVestment also tracks the best month-on-month movers. For September, Federated Investors' Alternative Bear Equity Composite was also the biggest mover as well as the most viewed fund overall. The rest of the top ten funds seeing the greatest increase in interest vs. the previous month (August) were:

  1. Federated Investors: Alternative Bear Equity Composite

Multi-Strategy Equity

  1. Vontobel Asset Management: Vontobel Fund – Commodity

Managed Futures – Discretionary

  1. Record Currency Management: Dynamic Hedging US

Macro – Quantitative

  1. Greenwoods Asset Management: Golden China Plus Master Fund

Fundamental - Long Only Equity

  1. Marshall Wace: Marshall Wace - MW Eureka Fund

Fundamental - Long/Short Equity

  1. Magnetar Capital: Magnetar Constellation Fund

Fundamental - Long/Short Credit

  1. Rye Bay Capital: Rye Bay European Master Fund

Fundamental - Long/Short Equity

  1. Jacobs Asset Management: JAM Partners

Relative Value - Market Neutral Equity

  1. Systematica Investments: Systematica Alternative Risk Premia Fund

Multi-Strategy Multi-Markets

  1. Man Group: Man Alternative Risk Premia Strategies

Multi-Strategy Multi-Markets