Investor capital floods hedge fund market

According to figures released by TASS Research, investors added $6.9 billion in net assets to hedge fund investments during the first quarter of this year, representing the largest quarterly flow since the first quarter in 1998.

'Asset flows are, obviously, a great indicator of investor sentiment,' said Nicola Meaden, CEO of Tremont TASS (Europe) Limited. 'Almost as much money flowed into hedge funds in the first quarter of 2001 as in the whole of 2000, suggesting significant concern about the