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eVestment: Hedge Fund Asset Flows Slightly Down In May

Data shop eVestment published its asset flows report for May today. For the second consecutive month, flows were pretty flat, ending up at -$1.59bn. Overall hedge fund industry AUM sits at some $3.319 trillion. Some of the main talking points from the report include: Among primary strategies, Multi-Strategy funds saw AUM increase +$2.23 billion. However, YTD 2018 flows are still negative at -$2.74 billion, following up a negative full year 2017 where Multi-Strategy fund AUM dropped -$4.11 billion. Market Neutral Equity funds are having a strong year among primary strategies, with inflows of +$1.76 billion in May and YTD AUM up +$5.89 billion. These funds had...