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  • Database Updated – First for June

    The Database contains 1367 different managers, representing 2531 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 294 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 949 live managers. In total, the database contains 232293 years of manager data…. Read More ›

  • Final update for May – the NilssonReport

    With close to 86% of managers reporting for May, we are now looking forward to June’s numbers. The median return is a positive 2% for the year, a fairly modest return. As noted earlier, managers with negative returns tend to… Read More ›

  • Database Updated

    The Database contains 1371 different managers, representing 2624 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 959 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 1067 live managers. In total, the database contains 213153 years of manager data.

  • Drawdowns and Risk

    In the NilssonReport we calculate the average current drawdown that the universe of reporting managers is experiencing. To refresh your mind, the drawdown is a measure of risk, showing the loss that an investor has suffered if he would have… Read More ›

  • Top and Bottom Performers YTD

    Tokenpot Capital LP – Tokenpot Capital Master Fund LP 146% 3iQ Corp – 3iQ Global Cryptoasset Fund 128% Pantera Capital Management LP – Pantera Bitcoin Fund Ltd 126% Cryptos Fund – Cryptos Fund 110% Tradecraft Capital – Tradecraft Crypto Asset… Read More ›

  • Top funds for May

    Top and Worst hedge funds for May #hedgefunds #managedfutures

  • Managed Futures Returns for May

    CTA are up 1.4% for the year (measures as a broad based composite), but down 70 bps for May. We also note that performance data for prior months have been incorporated into the historical returns (reporting bias) and some previous… Read More ›

  • Crypto Index Updated

    As more numbers have come in for May, the returns for Crypto manager have moderated somewhat, but are still looking like an outlier for the year, with a performance of 28% for the month and 48% for the year. The… Read More ›

  • The NilssonReport is updated

    The premier source of free hedge fund and CTA performance is updated, with 86% of the fund reporting numbers for the month. In total 1062 performance streams are considered live. The average performance for May is flat, with large variations… Read More ›

  • Database Updated

    The Database contains 1369 different managers, representing 2626 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 921 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 1063 live managers. In total, the database contains 213172 years of manager data…. Read More ›