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Hedge Funds See Another Bad Quarter, Renewing Debate Over Rising Fees

Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:19 am

It was a really bad quarter for the hedge funds industry which continued to shrink in the second quarter of Q2 2016, despite ‎continued growth in investors’ capital to a record level. Uneven performance failed to reassure clients frustrated by high fees. The pain suffered by ‎hedge funds was seen as investors exhibited low tolerance for underperformance, resulting in ‎an elevated number of liquidations, according to a Bloomberg report.‎

More hedge funds were shut in the first three months of 2016 and outstripped the ‎number of new funds that were launched during the same period. According to data published on Thursday by ... (read more)