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Hedge Funds Run by Women, Minorities Outperform Market Peers

  • Overall, industry underperformed the S&P 500 over five years
  • Data are featured in Bloomberg’s Hedge Fund Chartbook
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Women and minority-led hedge funds have outperformed their non-diverse peers over the short and long term, according to the Bloomberg Hedge Fund Chartbook.

Funds with minorities represented in management had a median one-year total return of 29.6% and those with women represented in management returned 21.6%. Fund managers without those attributes had a 12.7% gain in that period.