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653 Strategies Added – Database Updated

Nilsson Hedge provides a free CTA/Managed Futures and Hedge Fund database. The vast majority of the database covers CTA or Managed Futures Managers, using a variety of styles and strategies. In addition, NilssonHedge offers supplemental coverage of a number of Long/Short Equity Managers, Fixed Income Strategy, and Multi Strategy hedge funds.

The estimated MTD performance for Hedge Funds (including Crypto Trading Strategies) is 5.4% taking the YTD number to 46.4%. The estimated MTD performance for Hedge Funds (excluding Crypto Trading Strategies) is 1.6% taking the YTD number to 4.0%.The estimated MTD performance for CTAs is 1.7% taking the YTD number to 3.7%. In particular, we note that most trend following strategies are doing well this year, this is by far the best category within the CTA universe.
We note that this is an estimate for reporting funds, and that better performing funds typically report early. These estimates do not include funds that have stopped reporting. For the survivorship adjusted number, we would like to direct you to the NilssonHedge indices at

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The Database contains 2367 different managers, representing 4138 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 1907 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 2093 live managers. In terms of CTAs, for the current reporting month, 565 CTA programs have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 691 live programs.In total, the database contains 29370 years of manager data. We cover 420 bn of Assets in the Hedge Fund space. Out of which 216 bn of Assets in CTA/Managed Futures managers.

Over the last three calendar months, we have added 653 new strategies to the database.

Database overview, including graveyard:
Number of CTA Strategies: 2497
Number of Equity Long Short Strategies: 358
Number of Market Neutral Strategies: 110
Number of Event Driven Strategies: 52
Number of Fixed Income Strategies: 149
Number of Crypto Strategies: 422
Number of Asset Allocation Strategies: 163
Number of Risk Premia Strategies: 49

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This text is auto-generated and may contain mistakes. Past performance is not indicative of future results

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