Event driven has been the second most popular strategy among hedge fund investors in 2014, behind only multi-strategy. Total assets under management (AUM) in event driven funds reached $582.5 billion through the end of November.
The universe, which includes activist strategies, received an estimated $43.7 billion in new capital during the year while performance added an additional $3.4 billion, the asset-weighted equivalent of only 0.63%. Activist strategies have seen elevated interest during th
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