Questions over event driven activists adding value

But strategy among highest returns this year

Boardroom table

Event driven activist funds continue to be a favoured money-spinner for hedge fund investors. The strategy returned 16% last year and 3.3% in the first quarter of this year, among the highest of all returns, according to Hedge Fund Research indexes.

Assets under the management of activist funds rose from $65 billion in 2012 to $95 billion in 2013, according to Hedge Fund Research. The year-on-year rise, $30 billion, is a significant upsurge: the number is equivalent to the amount of assets under

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@risk.net or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@risk.net to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Risk.net? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

Register

Want to know what’s included in our free membership? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: