Hedge Fund Launches Back on the Rise

Some data on the hedge fund environment:

HFR: Hedge Fund Fees Fall While Launches Increase

"New hedge fund launches totaled 189 in 1Q, up from 153 in the prior quarter"

"HFR estimated that just 30% of all hedge funds still charge fees greater than or equal to the traditional 2-and-20 model"

"average management fee fell by 1 basis point (bp) to 1.47 percent in 1Q, and the average incentive fee fell 10 bps to 17.3 percent"

Hedge Fund Launches Back on the Rise