Answered By: Erin Wachowicz
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016     Views: 119


Hedge Fund Analyst in Preqin

To search for Hedge Fund Managers:

  • Select Hedge Funds from the navigation menu at the top of the page. 
  • Select Fund Managers from the left navigation pane.
  • To view all options for screening, select Advanced Search.
  • Select the criteria that you want to search on. Click on the Expand All button on the upper right hand corner of the page to view all criteria that you can search on. Options include: fundamentals, hedge fund & investments geographic locations.
  • Select relevant criteria.
  • Click Search.
  • You can export your results to Excel - look for the icon (on the right) under the Search Results heading tear the top of the page. You will have the option to download a list of fund managers and/or contacts at those firms. ‚Äč

To search for Hedge Funds: 

  • Select Hedge Funds from the navigation menu at the top of the page.
  • Select Funds from the left navigation pane.
  • Follow the steps listed above. (search for funds by name or use the Advance Search option)
  • When downloading the results of your search to Excel, you can select specific fund information to export. Additional details will be available in downloaded spreadsheets. 

Note: Not all hedge funds will have performance data available. 

League tables also available. 



To go to the Hedge Fund Homepage:

  • Enter HFIND, then click GO. 

To search or screen for funds:

  • Use the Fund Search - enter FSRC, then click GO. 
  • For Fund Type, select Hedge Fund, then Update
  • Select other criteria, including Manager Location, Focus, 
  • Click on Results

For Hedge Fund news:

  • Enter NI HEDGE, then GO. 


Note: Not all funds are available for viewing in Bloomberg Academic. There are also limitations on exporting/printing.


Capital IQ  (available for SOM students only)

To search for Fund Managers: 

  • Select Screening, then Companies
  • Look for the Investment/Advisory Firms box in the 2nd column of the page. select Investment Firm Type, select Hedge Fund Manager, add it to the Selected Items box, the click the Add Criteria box. 
  • Other criteria to consider: Geographic Locations, Status (operating, no longer investing), Investment Style Managed
  • Once all criteria are selected, click on the View Results box. 
  • Additional columns of data can be added to your results list by selecting the Customize Display Columns tab, and clicking Browse All Display Columns. 

Note: Performance data for funds is not available in  Capital IQ. 



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