Hedge Fund Database/Directory ReviewsBelow review some of the top hedge fund databases and directories and provide information on some of the services they offer and the benefits and drawbacks of various providers.
Top Hedge Fund Databases:
||Ever hear the expression you get what you pay for? Well that's why BarclayHedge remains on top of our list of hedge fund databases. Their downloadable database includes almost 5,000 funds along with performance and holdings information.||Pros:
Detailed info ranging from fees and manager info to performance data.
|Hedge Fund Contacts
||Looking for an online database? Prefer to donwload the database to Excel? Both options are possible at Hedge Fund Contacts. Their hedge fund directory contains about 4,000 funds and also includes the useful people search option.||Pros:
Large searchable online database
Emails and other contact info.
No performance data
||In some ways HedgeLists is the most affordable option on this list (MegaHedge is free, but isn't quite as user friendly or complete). Download hedge fund lists and sort and filter with Excel.||Pros:
Prices based on which list is purchased.
|$50 and up|
||EurekHedge is the largest alternative investment funds research house that specializes in hedge fund databases. What does this mean exactly? Lots of detailed and accurate hedge fund information including performance data.||Pros:
Detailed info including new launches and volatility
||MegaHedge offers a free hedge fund directory and hedge fund service provider directory as well as hedge fund jobs postings and other news. If you're just looking for some basic info, this is the place to start.||Pros:
Service providers and jobs as well.
Only basic fund info provided.