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April 27, 2011

Reuters: Hedge funds hit $2tr AuM

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BOSTON, April 19 (Reuters) – Hedge funds are back and bigger than ever

BOSTON, April 19 (Reuters) – Hedge funds are back and bigger than ever.

Fueled by fresh investor demand, these loosely regulated portfolios now manage $2.02 trillion, marking an all-time high for the industry, data released on Tuesday by Hedge Fund Research (HFR) show.

The previous record for assets was $1.93 trillion and was reached in the second quarter of 2008.

Investors added $32 billion in new money during the first three months of 2011, sending the biggest amount of new dollars to hedge funds since the third quarter of 2007, HFR said.

To read the full story, visit reuters.com

Read Spear’s interview with Sebastian Mallaby, author of ‘More Money Than God: Hedge funds and the making of a new elite’

Read William Cash on the renaissance of hedge funds

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