Recent Posts

  • Top / Bottom 10 Managers Year-To-Date

    When summing up the YTD performance based on reported numbers, Crypto Managers are continuing to dominate the picture. We note that the returns are upwardly skewed, but suspect that is due to a large amount of managers having stopped reporting…. Read More ›

  • Top and Bottom MTD

    NilssonHedge presents the top and worst hedge funds reporting to the database. We note the enthusiastic World Cup Advisors with managers in the absolute top and and absolute bottom. World Cup Advisor – Eduardo Ramos Volatility Cycles 36% World Cup… Read More ›

  • Database Overview

    Some highlights from the database. 84% of the managers are CTA, 56% of the manager are currently considered live. The largest manager represents approximately 10% of the total AUM based on reporting managers.

  • NilssonReport Updated

    The NilssonReport is updated with 53% of the managers reporting for June we see a positive median return from the managers. Traditional hedge fund strategies seems to have done slightly better than trading oriented strategies.

  • Database Updated

    The Database contains 1367 different managers, representing 2531 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 509 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 960 live managers. In total, the database contains 232313 years of manager data…. Read More ›

  • Flash Reports Updated

    NilsssonHedge’s Flash Reports are updated and available at These show style performance for CTA, Crypto, Long Only, Asset Allocators and Risk Premia strategies. Photo by David Wright on Unsplash

  • AlphaBot – Portfolio Management Solution

    The NilssonHedge database is now available through AlphaBot, an analytical and portfolio management platform designed to facilitate hedge fund analysis, portfolio construction, screening and data management. AlphaBot is a Portfolio Construction and Analytics tool offering a novel blend of functionality… Read More ›

  • YTD – best and worst performance

    While the first update is lagging a few managers, we are still awed by the impressive performance of the Crypto Traders. With a few exceptions, the year-to-date returns are dominated by Crypto driven managers. Tokenpot Capital LP – Tokenpot Capital… Read More ›

  • June’s Best and Worst Performers

    As part of our ongoing transparency exercise, we show the best and worst performers for June. While only a few crypto currency traders have reported returns, it is in the top three. We suspect that as the month progresses, we… Read More ›

  • The NilssonReport is Updated

    The first June version of the NilssonReport is available. Currently 31% of the funds have reported returns, with a positive drift. As usual, there is a fair amount of dispersion around returns.