Equity Hedge Funds Suffer, while Quant, Energy and Distressed Funds weather the Storm

July 12th, 2016
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Equity hedge funds had another tough quarter, as assets fell by -8.3% overall. Among the top investment styles, the shining stars for the quarter are Quantitative focused hedge funds, realizing gains of 5.0%. Helping quant funds outperform for the quarter were Orlando-based Voloridge Investment Management, London-based LMR Partners, and NYC-based PDT Partners.

While Sector Specific hedge funds suffered overall, falling by -15.9%, Energy Focused hedge funds comparably weathered the storm, falling by only -1.3%. Leading the top energy funds were Brenham Capital Management, Oslo Asset Management and JVL Advisors.

Distressed focused hedge funds also faired comparably well, as their assets fell by -1.3%. Appaloosa Management and Chapter IV Investors were big contributors to the Distressed style’s over performance.

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Appaloosa Management
LMR Partners LLP
PDT Partners LLC
Related People: Andrew Manuel; Ben Levine; David Tepper; Jack Walton; Peter Muller; Stefan Renold
Related Entities: Alpha Dog LLC; Blackstone Group; Goldman Sachs; Morgan Stanley*; PDT Capital Group LP; PDT Partners; Palomino Funds.; Process Driven Trading; UBS
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