NHX can’t keep up

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) Global Hedge funds marked their 13th consecutive month of positive returns in November with 0.47% average returns for the month, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Performance Report. The Nordic region, measured by the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX) did not fare as well, clocking in three negative months in the same period. Alone in November NHX Composite gave up an indicative -0.46%, bringing the index to 2.7% YTD. eVestment’s returns for the industry so far for 2017 show a clear outperformance at +7.7%.

Top performers in the Nordic region in November are DNB ECO Absolute Return(5.8%), Rhenman Healthcare Equity L/S IC1 (EUR) (5%) and Coeli Norrsken (+3.7%), all of which are long/short equity strategies.

Weakest performers were the reigning “Best Nordic Hedge Fund”,Accendo giving up a painful 9.1%, (while still clinging on to an impressive +12% YTD), Atlant Edge (-7.8%) and Atlant Sharp Europe (-4.4%).

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Kamran has been working in the financial industry since 1994 and has specialized on client relations and marketing. Having worked with retail clients in asset management and brokerage the first ten years of his career for major European banks, he joined a CTA / Managed Futures fund with 1,5 Billion USD under management where he was responsible for sales, client relations and operations in the BeNeLux and Nordic countries. Kamran joined a multi-family office managing their own fund of hedgefunds with 400 million USD AuM in 2009. Kamran has worked and lived in Vienna, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Stockholm. Born in 1974, Kamran today again lives in Vienna, Austria.

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