Further Evidence on Hedge Funds Performance
AbstractIn this analysis we identify dynamic hedge fund strategies quantitatively pursuing a Principal Component Analysis following Fung and Hsieh (1997). We extract five dominant hedge fund strategies each representing similar investment styles and analyse the performance of each strategy by employing a multi-factor model comprising both market indices and passive option strategies along the lines of Agerwal and Naik (2000). We find that the majority of the five homogenous strategies show superior performance. However, correcting for survivorship bias this superior performance disappears.
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Date of creation: 05 Dec 2003
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Hedge funds; Investment in securities; Performance; Dynamic strategies; Hedge funds performance;
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