Lyxor Asset Management First published 9 Jul 2015

Since the financial crisis, excluding the Euro crisis period, hedge funds have lagged traditional assets until last year. This stands in contrast with the outstanding hedge funds’ track record delivered over recent decades. Criticism against the lack of hedge funds outperformance since the financial crisis climaxed in 2014.

The ability of hedge funds to generate sufficient alpha, while adequately capturing the market beta was then put to question.