Q1 Sees Launch Of 298 Hedge Funds As Industry Assets Top $2T

Jun 16 2011 | 10:37am ET

Q1 2011 saw the launch of 298 hedge funds as total industry assets surpassed $2 trillion for the first time in history.

According to recently released data from HFR, Q1 and trailing four quarter launch totals reached their highest levels since 2007. Liquidations hit their highest levels in 12 months, with 181 funds closing for an attrition rate of almost 2%.


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