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Hedge Fund Closures on Track for the Worst Year Since 2008

Hedge Fund Closures on Track for the Worst Year Since 2008

The number of hedge fund closures is heading for worst year since 2008, as investors withdraw their money due to performances and fees. According to data from Hedge Fund Research, although 430 hedge funds have started in the first half of 2016, 530 have closed down.

According to data from Hedge Fund Research, although 430 hedge funds started in the first half of 2016, 530 have closed down.

~ Financial Times

At this rate, this will be one of the worst year, except for 1471 closures in 2008 crisis. Investors have already taken $51.5 billion from hedge funds this year due to the high fees and poor performances.

Related Reports: Financial Times

 

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