Best and Worst Hedge Funds – July 2021

In keeping up with our promise to transparency, we show he Top 10 and Worst 10 funds for each category for July 2021. This is based on our proprietary composite data streams but may contain errors. These are not filtered for Asset Under Management and are ranked on a simple return metric without adjusting for volatility. We only rank funds that have reported returns for the current reporting month. AUM within brackets. To find out further ways to screen, please check out the data at nilssonhedge.com.

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CTA

 Meyers Capital Management : Meyers Capital Management  :  21.47% [1.70]
 t24 Capital : TCM Global Index Fund  :  20.60% [24.35]
 Martin Fund Management : Martin Options Program  :  18.53% [55.00]
 Glenhaven Capital : Glenhaven Global II  :  14.30% [4.91]
 120 Capital Management : Quantamental Global Macro Program  :  13.30% [9.50]
 Statar Capital : Natural Gas Strategy  :  12.50% [1659.00]
 PGM Asset Management : PGM Trident Program  :  12.04% [1.16]
 Method Asset Management : Genesis Trading Program  :  10.61% [0.20]
 World Cup Advisor : Andrea Unger East & West  :  10.17% [0.08]
 Emil Van Essen : Long-Short Commodity Program - Accelerated  :  8.93% [0.20]


 World Cup Advisor : Yuwen Cao CC US Futures  :  -16.21% [0.02]
 World Cup Advisor : Petra Ilona Zacek Eclipse  :  -14.97% [0.01]
 World Cup Advisor : Andrea Unger Micro 500  :  -10.46% [0.01]
 Opus Futures : Opus Macro Monitor Proprietary  :  -10.16% [0.00]
 World Cup Advisor : Paige Williams Day Trader  :  -9.81% [0.02]
 Worldwide Capital Strategies : Profit Quest Macro World  :  -9.06% [5.50]
 Equidex : Performance Enhancement Program  :  -8.57% [2.03]
 WG Wealth Guardian : QT Program  :  -6.98% [1.50]
 Opus Futures : Advanced Ag Trading Program  :  -6.36% [43.83]
 Glendorn Capital Management : MultiWeek (Enhanced)  :  -6.16% [5.00]


Market Neutral

Eraam : Long Short Equity  :  4.30% [16.00]
 MarshallWace : MW Tops Market Neutral  :  3.50% [715.00]
 MarshallWace : MW Tops  :  3.00% [1930.00]
 BlackRock : European Absolute Return  :  2.85% [1290.00]
 UBP : Europe Market Neutral  :  2.33% [30.00]
 RAM : Long Short European  :  2.03% [157.00]
 RAM : Long Short Global  :  1.98% [19.00]
 Maverick : QM Neutral (GS)  :  1.97% [363.00]
 BPI : Alternative Iberian Equities  :  1.96% [285.00]
 MarshallWace : MW Liquid  :  1.69% [1244.00]


 Exane : Overdrive  :  -4.30% [205.00]
 Norron : Norron Alpha  :  -3.96% [12.20]
 Pictet Asset Management : Agora  :  -3.84% [0.00]
 PIMCO : PIMCO RAE Fundamental Advantage PLUS  :  -2.92% [0.00]
 Memnon : Market Neutral  :  -2.84% [106.00]
 Exane : Pleiade  :  -2.30% [1364.00]
 BNP Theam : Quant Dispersion US  :  -2.06% [54.00]
 Man GLG : GLG Innovation Equity  :  -1.51% [642.00]
 KLP Kapitalforvaltning AS : KLP Alfa Global Energi  :  -1.49% [209.90]
 Merian : Global Equity Absolute  :  -1.17% [1356.00]


Equity Long/Short

Counterpoint : Counterpoint Tactical Equity  :  12.14% [0.00]
 Sivers Urban Fonder : Calgus  :  11.77% [25.00]
 AQR Capital Management : Delphi Long Short  :  6.30% [80.00]
 Gotham : Gotham Hedged Plus Institutional  :  5.96% [0.00]
 Coeli Asset Management : Coeli Absolute European Equity  :  5.92% [97.20]
 CARN Capital AS : CARN Long Short  :  5.84% [0.00]
 Alcur : Alcur Select  :  5.03% [0.00]
 361 Capital : Domestic Long/Short Equity  :  4.53% [0.00]
 Cargo Investment Management : North America Long Short Equity (Banor)  :  4.23% [13.00]
 PGIM QMA : PGIM QMA Long-Short Equity  :  4.21% [0.00]


Cederberg Capital : Greater China (Banor)  :  -24.68% [361.00]
 Max Mitteregger Kapitalforvaltning : Gladiator Fond  :  -17.88% [193.30]
 Highland : Highland Long/Short Healthcare  :  -13.12% [0.00]
 JanusHenderson : Horizon China  :  -11.36% [105.00]
 AmericaFirst : AmericaFirst Defensive Growth  :  -9.63% [0.00]
 BNP : Environmental Absolute Return  :  -9.57% [381.00]
 Veritas : China  :  -9.46% [55.00]
 Platinum : World Portfolios Asia  :  -8.26% [160.00]
 Odey : Swan  :  -8.11% [106.00]
 Infusive : Consumer Alpha Global  :  -5.84% [291.00]


Event Driven

 Hadron : Alpha Select  :  1.98% [41.00]
 SilverPepper : SilverPepper Merger Arbitrage  :  1.17% [0.00]
 Syquant : Helium Selection  :  0.48% [254.00]
 Formue Nord : Fokus  :  0.40% [70.90]
 Highland : Highland Merger Arbitrage  :  0.39% [0.00]
 Vivaldi : Vivaldi Merger Arbitrage  :  0.35% [0.00]
 Mygale : Event Driven (ML)  :  0.35% [316.00]
 Syquant : Helium  :  0.29% [543.00]
 Syquant : Helium Performance  :  0.04% [866.00]

 York : Asian Event (Lumyna)  :  -5.00% [205.00]
 MProved Systematic : MProved Systematic Merger Arbitrage  :  -4.02% [0.00]
 Pictet : Agora  :  -3.82% [1100.00]
 Water Island Long/Short Fund : Water Island Long/Short Fund  :  -3.58% [0.00]
 Weiss Alternative : Monthly Distribution (Dunham)  :  -3.51% [0.00]
 Camelot : Camelot Event Driven  :  -3.46% [0.00]
 Third Point : Third Point  :  -3.33% [0.00]
 Cheyne : Cheyne Arbitrage (U Access)  :  -3.04% [76.00]
 WCM : Alternatives Event-Driven  :  -2.92% [0.00]
 James Alpha : Event Driven  :  -2.84% [0.00]


Fixed Income

VPC : Specialty Lending Investments  :  5.71% [0.00]
 BioPharma : BioPharma Credit  :  3.51% [0.00]
 Nykredit Asset Management : Nykredit MIRA Hedge Fund  :  3.42% [73.70]
 Formuepleje Fund Management : Formuepleje Fokus  :  3.41% [203.10]
 CQS : New City High Yield Fund  :  2.65% [0.00]
 GCP : Asset Backed Income  :  2.03% [0.00]
 Stadion : Trilogy Alternative Return  :  1.69% [0.00]
 Carlsson Noren Asset Management : Carlsson Noren Yield Opportunity  :  1.57% [26.60]
 Highbridge : Credit Fund  :  1.52% [0.00]
 Nykredit Asset Management : Nykredit EVIRA Hedge Fund  :  1.15% [54.30]


 Secured : Secured Income Fund Plc  :  -3.52% [0.00]
 Bluebay : Global Sovereign Opportunities  :  -3.11% [293.00]
 Legg Mason : Brandywine Global Enhanced Absolute Return  :  -2.26% [267.00]
 SME : Credit Realisation  :  -2.10% [0.00]
 Edmond de Rothschild : Global Convertibles  :  -1.77% [0.00]
 KBC : Bonds Convertibles  :  -1.66% [0.00]
 Bluebay : Emerging Market Unconstrained Bond  :  -1.56% [516.00]
 Manulife : Asian Bond Absolute  :  -1.46% [71.00]
 Tyrus Capital : Global Convertible  :  -1.33% [202.00]
 GAM International Management : Star Lux Convertible  :  -1.19% [34.00]

Risk Premia

 Catalyst Funds : Systematic Alpha  :  6.50% [0.00]
 Nordea Asset Management : Nordea 1  Alpha 15 MA Fund  :  5.49% [4852.80]
 Nordea Asset Management : Nordea 1  Alpha 10 MA Fund  :  3.62% [5169.60]
 Systematica Investments : Alternative Risk Premia  :  2.86% [146.00]
 Nordea Asset Management : Nordea 1  Alpha 7 MA Fund  :  2.47% [500.40]
 AQR Capital Management : Style Premia  :  2.45% [443.00]
 AQR Capital Management : Alternative Risk Premia  :  2.14% [0.00]
 AQR Capital Management : Style Premia Alternative  :  2.12% [0.00]
 Loomis Sayles : Alternative Risk Premia  :  1.44% [22.00]
 Allianz Global Investors : Multi Asset Risk Premia  :  1.34% [142.00]
Fulcrum Asset Management : Fulcrum Risk Premia  :  -2.10% [70.00]
 FS Investments : Global Macro  :  -2.03% [0.00]
 Aberdeen : Alternative Risk Premia  :  -1.25% [27.00]
 Estlander & Partners : Glacies  :  -1.11% [23.18]
 GAM International Management : GAM Systematic Alternative Risk Premia  :  -0.79% [1970.97]
 Dynamic Beta Investments : Liquid Alternative (SEI)  :  -0.79% [311.00]
 AllianceBernstein : Alternative Risk Premia  :  -0.73% [43.00]
 Schroders : Isf Alternative Risk  :  -0.63% [155.00]
 Fulcrum Asset Management : Fulcrum Risk Premia UCITS  :  -0.60% [55.00]
 Goldman Sachs Management : Alternative Premia  :  -0.58% [0.00]

Crypto

NFT MetelkovaCryptoUnderground : NFTMETELKOVACRYPTOUNDERGROUND  :  118.8% [0.00]
 VALUE OT : ORGLYNG VALUE OT  :  90.19% [0.00]
 Powercoin Borut Kramar : POWERCOIN  :  89.43% [0.00]
 Glitter coin : GLITTERCOIN  :  88.00% [0.00]
 Short Term : SHORTTERM  :  79.47% [0.00]
 Davidaiz : DAVIDAIZ  :  67.12% [0.00]
 Princess : BOSTI22  :  58.78% [0.00]
 Cryptonetic : TESTFUNC  :  54.84% [0.00]
 AI Growth 2020 : AI Growth 2020  :  53.81% [0.00]
 De korte makes the difference : DEKORTEMAKESTHEDIFFERENCE  :  51.74% [0.00]
AXIUM INVEST : AXIUMFUND  :  -29.86% [0.00]
 Asymmetry Active Performance : MAAX  :  -20.93% [0.00]
 Bituni Network : BITUNINETWORK1  :  -19.25% [0.00]
 Smart Vecino : NOSOYTONTO  :  -18.87% [0.00]
 AutoGrow Crypto : AUTOGROWCRYPTOFUND  :  -11.39% [0.00]
 Napoleon Crypto : Dynamix ETH-BTC-USD AR Hourly  :  -10.02% [3.00]
 Crypto Maximalism : EXOTIC  :  -8.98% [0.00]
 Cyber Capital BV : Cyber Capital Fund A  :  -8.21% [0.00]
 My dream blockchain : MYDREAMBLOCKCHAIN  :  -7.73% [0.00]
 ARK36 : Digital Asset Investment  :  -7.40% [0.00]