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Reconsidering Funds of Hedge Funds by Greg N. Gregoriou

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Chapter 12

Does Funds of Hedge Funds Size Matter? Size versus Performance Before, During, and After the Crisis

Jeannine Daniel and François-Serge Lhabitant, Kedge Capital (UK) Ltd, London, UK, Kedge Capital Fund Management, St Helier, Jersey

Chapter Outline

12.1. Backdrop

12.2. FoHFs Post the 2008 Financial Crisis

12.3. Performance

12.3.1. Pre-2008: Small is Supposed to be Beautiful

12.3.2. An Index Perspective

12.3.3. Post-2008: Size Does Matter

Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

12.1 Backdrop

Hedge funds are currently managing peak assets of US$2.1 trillion, a quarter of which (US$510 billion) are from funds of hedge funds (FoHFs). These vehicles allow smaller or less sophisticated investors to participate in hedge funds without the ...

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