$12 billion committed so far in '05

Williamson, Christine
June 2005
Pensions & Investments;6/13/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p3
The article presents information on the performance of Institutional investors during the first and second quarter of the financial year 2005. Institutional investors around the world committed more than $12 billion to hedge funds during the first five months of the year. A quick calculation by Pensions & Investments of searches and hires where the mandate size was known found that institutional hedge fund searches and hires in the first quarter totaled $5.9 billion and were $6.2 billion in April and May alone. Pensions & Investments tally of first quarter 2005 institutional investment in hedge funds represented 24% of the industry's $24.6 billion in total net hedge fund inflows.


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