Database Overview


A visual snapshot of how what the database looks like from an entity perspective. We note that CTAs typically are more transparent, in term of making return data available to the public. Other strategies are generally less willing to disclose performance. Sign up for the underlying database here (free).

The NilssonReport is Updated!


The premier source of free hedge fund and managed futures data is updated with the first March numbers. On average, the tracked universe has positive returns, with the range of reporting fund varying from -21% to +29% for March. YTD, the variation is considerably larger with a substantial amount of outliers. On average, 16% of … Continue reading The NilssonReport is Updated!

Final update for March


The NilssonHedge Database has been updated. The Database contains 971 different managers, representing 1789 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 761 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 990 live managers.In total, the database contains 178131 years of manager data. Sign up for the underlying database here (free).

Top/Bottom Hedge Fund YTD


Amongst the funds that have reported for March, we see close to a 100% dispersion between the worst and best Strategy. We also note that some of the outliers are trading systems rather than actual hedge funds. A future update may reclassify these. Sign up for the underlying database here (free). QQFundcom – Investment Program 1 … Continue reading Top/Bottom Hedge Fund YTD

The NilssonReport is updated


For March, 43% of the funds have reported numbers. March remains on track for being a positive month, while dispersion remains smaller than last month. The report can be access here. Sign up for the underlying database here (free).

Database Update


The NilssonHedge Database has been updated. Due to a business trip, the next update will be in approximately two weeks. The Database contains 970 different managers, representing 1787 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 399 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 929 live managers. In total, the database contains … Continue reading Database Update