The Eurekahedge Report - January 2009

Hedge funds returned a healthy 1%, wrapping up a tumultuous 2008 at -12.3%. Hedge fund assets fell US$380 billion or 20% in 2008, from just under US$1.9 trillion to just over US$1.5 trillion.

Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:

December 2008 US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows)19.9
Redemption (Outflows)86.5
Net Asset Flows -66.6
Positive Performance (growth)30.4
Negative Performance (decline)17.6
Total 12.8
Overall Total-53.8

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