Skip to main content

eVestment: Hedge Fund Asset Flows Increases In February

Investors poured $11.87bn into hedge funds in February, despite aggressive volatility putting an end to hedge fund monthly gains with the average hedge fund down -2.01%, according to reports from eVestment.   Volatility returned to hedge funds in February at a level not seen since 2011. AlphaWeek previously reported that hedge funds were down in February as a result of violent volatility. On 5th February the DJ Industrial Average dropped 4.6% in one day, its biggest day drop for seven years. The S&P 500 fell nearly 4% in February, while the VIX index jumped 47%. It prompted a huge sell-off, which spurred...