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1st Estimates – July 2021

The estimated MTD performance for Hedge Funds (including Crypto Trading Strategies) is 4.7% taking the YTD number to 25.0%. The estimated MTD performance for Hedge Funds (excluding Crypto Trading Strategies) is 0.4% taking the YTD number to 5.2%.The estimated MTD performance for CTAs is 0.7% taking the YTD number to 5.3%.
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

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.

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The Database contains 2407 different managers, representing 4342 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 947 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 1808 live managers. In terms of CTAs, for the current reporting month, 193 CTA programs have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 499 live programs.In total, the database contains 29860 years of manager data. We cover 210 bn of Assets in the Hedge Fund space. Out of which 31 bn of Assets in CTA/Managed Futures managers.

Over the last three calendar months, we have added 73 new strategies to the database.

Database overview, including graveyard:
Number of CTA Strategies: 2520
Number of Equity Long Short Strategies: 361
Number of Market Neutral Strategies: 113
Number of Event Driven Strategies: 60
Number of Fixed Income Strategies: 165
Number of Crypto Strategies: 464
Number of Asset Allocation Strategies: 179
Number of Risk Premia Strategies: 58

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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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