Advisors & Partners LLP , an independent alternative investment specialist, today announced that 13 new funds were added to the A&P Emerging Manager Index (APEM Index) in December 2017, as part of the annual reconstitution process. The A&P Emerging Manager Index is designed to capture the total net returns of early stage & emerging hedge fund managers.
The constituents in the APEM Index represents total assets under management of approximately $1.37 billion. Long/Short equities represented the largest % share by strategy in the index with 40%. The APEM Index year to date performance (January 2017 - November 2017) was +8.31%, with an annualised standard deviation of 3.51%, Sharpe ratio of 2.00 and Sortino of 1.43.