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Dedicated to Innovation in Hedge Fund Data and Analysis

How do investors and alternative investment managers succeed? By studying the past, understanding the present, and preparing for the future. HFR’s products and indices give you the tools to do all three.

  • HFR offers over 300 indices for vital hedge fund benchmarking and performance measurement needs.
  • High-value visibility into private hedge funds and publicly available liquid alternatives through our hedge fund databases.
  • Quarterly research reports with the latest industry trends and quantitative analysis.

An Industry Leader and Innovator Since 1992

Established in 1992, HFR has innovated indices across the spectrum of hedge fund strategies and regions. HFR has become the chosen single-source of hedge fund information and analysis used by firms of all sizes.

For others, HFR is their research foundation upon which they build their efforts. The HFR Database has operated for over 30 years and covers the most important years of the hedge fund industry’s development to date.

Led By Leading Analysts and Authorities

Hedge funds are serious business. They’re also our passion. We’re home to leading authorities on a broad array of alternative investments, quantitative analysis and index development. For over 30 years, we’ve provided the analysis and index products that meet the demand of a changing financial universe.

What We Do

From the big picture to the nuanced details, HFR provides the information that sophisticated investors and analysts require.


With 11 Index families and over 300 Indices, we cover all major hedge fund strategies & sub-strategies.

  • Comprehensive access to the most complete and updated performance information available for client benchmarking and performance evaluation purposes.
  • Effortless data integration
  • Custom Index Development
  • Rigorous index methodology – ESMA Benchmark Administrator

We’re the leader in hedge fund indexing. Get the data you need to succeed.

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Get detailed visibility into thousands of hedge funds, funds of funds, and liquid alternatives.

  • Define your pure strategies and sub-strategies
  • Explore seven distinct strategy types
  • Integrate with software vendors
  • Find cutting-edge alternatives

Robust research is the foundation to success for hedge funds. Get ahead of the market.

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Quarterly reports. Comprehensive data. Cutting-edge analysis.

  • See global reports
  • Dig into emerging and alternative markets
  • Get insight into Asian markets
  • Explore the market at a microlevel
  • Get information you won’t get elsewhere. Get insight from the leaders in hedge fund benchmarking.

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