Not many pools were registered over the last few weeks – about 1/3 the rate of the previous report. Still some useful information to be found though amongst the new commodity pools registered April 2017.
AUM for 50 of the world’s biggest hedge funds by assets under management April 2017 based on their Form ADV. The selected firms have at least $10bn in regulatory assets under management, and report the majority of their business by account number and $AUM to be pooled investment vehicles (other than investment companies).
Over 1000 pools were registered in the last 4 weeks, over 250 a week, with the major hedge funds contributing about 12 – 13% of them. Blackstone alone added 44 pools. For those interested in systematic firms, Man Numeric and Two Sigma registered new pools.
Regulatory assets under management filed in firms’ Form ADV using data as of March 1st, 2017 for 61 of the world’s largest hedge funds. We also provide a comparison to the same data from a year ago.
Over 600 pools were registered in the last 3 weeks, over 200 a week, yet the major hedge funds were a much smaller proportion than last month. Strategies featured in the new pools include real estate, infrastructure, special opportunities, private equity, multi-strategy, and alternative risk premia.