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Aston Capital - Bucking The Fund of Hedge Fund Trend

In the past decade the funds of hedge funds industry has seen a steady decline in assets under management. Data from Preqin shows that assets held by funds of hedge funds fell from $1.20 trillion in June 2008 to $798 billion in June 2017.   And the landscape has not helped, since 2012, while 475 funds of hedge funds have launched globally 861 have liquidated. Between 2000 and 2008 there were 15 mergers or acquisitions among funds of hedge funds, while 2009-2017 saw 56, with 11 recorded in 2014 alone. However, one US based fund manager is going against the grain and sticking...