Hedge Fund Assets Hit $2.8 Trillion

Jul 21 2014 | 10:55am ET

Another quarter, another all-time high for hedge fund assets.

The global hedge fund industry took in $30.5 billion in new money in the second quarter, pushing its asset base to a new record of $2.8 trillion, according to Hedge Fund Research.

The second quarter’s inflow is the eighth straight for the industry, and topped the first quarter’s $26.3 billion. In fact, last quarter’s was the largest infusion of new capital into hedge funds since the first quarter of 2011.

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