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New database: Lipper Hedge Fund Database (TASS)

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Columbia University Libraries now have access to Lipper Hedge Fund Database (TASS) via Wharton Research Data Services.  Please note that Lipper Hedge Fund Database is accessible via Thomson Reuters underneath “Current Subscriptions” on the Wharton Research Data Services homepage.

Publisher information:

“Thomson Reuters Lipper Hedge Fund database is an indispensable resource for institutional asset managers, high net worth investors and consultants who monitor the global hedge fund industry.
The Lipper Hedge Fund global database has been a reliable source of timely, high-quality hedge fund data for over 20 years.

Coverage from 1990
• Quantitative performance data on over 7,500 actively reporting Hedge funds and Funds of Hedge Funds
• Performance data on over 11,000 graveyard funds that have liquidated or stopped reporting

Features
• Essential fund profile data including fund strategy, inception date, fund domicile and much more
• Full historical monthly price and performance, dating to fund inception
• Loaded with notes on value-add background information, detailing Manager Biographies, Fund Structure, etc.
• Analyze strategy trends by grouping funds into Investment, Sector, Geographical Focus
• Such data can be used by academics for granular research and publication purposes.

Lipper (formerly TASS) data is most frequently used Hedge Fund database for research due to its considerable coverage of live and dead hedge funds, compared with other hedge fund databases available for academic and commercial researchers.”

New database: Preqin Hedge Fund Analyst

Preqin Hedge Fund Analyst “provides all the latest data and intelligence on hedge funds in one place. Information is updated on a daily basis by a team of skilled research analysts based around the globe, providing an extremely reliable and comprehensive resource.”

“Hedge Fund Analyst features include:

Hedge Fund Performance
Fund-by-fund and industry level performance data covering over 6,300 funds, with 4,500 reporting monthly returns, providing you with a true market overview. You can also compare funds to specific segments of the market, including by strategy, fund structure, geography and more, using the fully customizable benchmarks function.

Hedge Fund Profiles
Instantly analyze industry overview statistics of the current fund universe as well as searchable in-depth fund profiles showing all the key information for over 12,000 individual hedge funds (21,000 with share classes).

Hedge Fund Managers
Search over 5,700 fund manager profiles from across the world and view key preferences and personnel contact details. With a subscription to Hedge Fund Investor Profile you can also view the investors in individual funds.

Fund Terms and Conditions
Fund-by-fund and industry level fund terms and conditions data for over 5,500 vehicles provide a market overview, enabling you to see the current trends for specific fund types, structures and investment focuses.”

All of above excerpts are from Preqin website.

Eurekahedge databases now available campus-wide

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EurekaHedge provides comprehensive data services on over 24,000 hedge funds and alternative funds worldwide.  It covers directory, strategies, assets, industry trends and statistics, and news information on hedge funds, private equity funds, and specialist funds such as real estate funds and Islamic funds, etc.  Historical data are available for each fund covered.

In addition,  Eurekahedge databases ‘feature up-to-date indices, detailed fund profiles, performance measurements and rankings of funds, providing solutions and insights into the individual funds or entire portfolios as well as evolving asset classes and markets.”

EurekaHedge is now available campus-wide, including off-campus access for current Columbia affiliates.

Database of the month: EurekaHedge

EurekaHedge EurekaHedge provides comprehensive data services on over 24,000 hedge funds and alternative funds worldwide.  It covers directory, strategies, assets, industry trends and statistics, and news information on hedge funds, private equity funds, and specialist funds such as real estate funds and Islamic funds, etc.  Historical data are available for each fund covered.

In addition,  Eurekahedge databases ‘feature up-to-date indices, detailed fund profiles, performance measurements and rankings of funds, providing solutions and insights into the individual funds or entire portfolios as well as evolving asset classes and markets.”

EurekaHedge is available in the Watson Library of Business and Economics.