Hedge Fund Assets Under Management Reach $2 Trillion
Hedge fund assets under management (AUM) reached $2 trillion USD as of June 30, 2011. This is according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR). Assets surged past $2 trillion with $62 billion in net inflows for January 1 - June 30, 2011. Most of these net inflows went to large hedge funds in excess of $5 billion, but with such large hedge funds accounting for 62% of overall hedge fund assets, the inflows were shared relatively equally by large and small hedge funds alike.