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Event Drivenactivist Strategies Lead Hedge Funds Up Almost 10 Ytd

by opalesque.com posted 1year ago 62 views
Hedge funds gained an average of +1.26% in April, the fourth consecutive month of positive returns, following a five-month string of aggregate declines closing out 2018. According to eVestment April 2019 hedge fund performance data, the YTD 2019 industry average gains of +6.52% lag a global balanced benchmark but represent the industry's best first four months since 2006, when aggregate gains were +7.62%. Among primary strategies, Event Driven - Activist strategies were big winners in April and YTD 2019, returning an average of +2.79% last month and +9.94% so far this year.

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