UK hedge fund managers' confidence levels up 60% since Q4 2020

90% of managers confident globally

Lauren Mason
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Confidence among UK-based hedge fund managers has increased by 60% during Q1 2021 compared to Q4 last year, according to AIMA’s Hedge Fund Confidence Index (HFCI).

HFCI, which comprises 300 hedge funds from across the globe amounting to approximately $1trn of assets under management, also found that more than 90% of participants cited a positive confidence measure. When participating in the index, managers were asked to consider their ability to raise capital, generate revenue and manage costs, as well as the overall performance of their funds. The results show a 40% increase in confidence globally compared to Q4 last year, when there was a wide dispersion between confidence scores. Positivity across hedge funds was broadly aligned over the l...

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