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Global HedgeSource Database

Global HedgeSource was founded in January 2002 and benefits from the experience, procedures, and technology developed by Barclay Trading Group which has been a leader in data and data services since 1985. Barclay has been in operation for the past 18 years under the same ownership and management

The Global HedgeSource database has already taken its place among the largest and most comprehensive of international hedge fund databases. As with the Barclay CTA Database, the foremost goal of Global HedgeSource is to meet and surpass the highest standards of data accuracy.

  • Among the largest hedge fund databases. Among the largest hedge fund databases. Currently, there are hedge funds in the Global HedgeSource database. Approximately 75 to 150 new funds are added each month.
  • The truly comprehensive hedge fund database. Global HedgeSource provides the user with the information necessary to make in-depth market comparisons or preliminary investment selections. Furthermore, it is structured to give the subscriber ease of use, superior flexibility and elegance of analysis. The Database includes:

    A complete performance history of the manager or fund.
    Program descriptions.
    Instruments traded.
    Countries in which the fund trades.
    Category by sector and strategy (40 categories).
    Portfolio allocations.
    Average portfolio exposure.
    Biographies and contact information.

  • The most accurate and up-to-date hedge fund database. Accuracy — which we define not only in mathematical terms, but also in terms of timeliness of data delivery — is the foremost priority of the management and staff of the Barclay Group. For more than 18 years, we have maintained rigorous procedures for collecting and verifying data to insure this high standard of accuracy. The procedures undergo continuous review and upgrading.

    Each month, all of the managers in the Global HedgeSource Database receive a two-page summary report from us detailing their data for the past 48 months. Each manager is then asked to verify that the data is correct.

Procedures for Use

  • Subscribers receive updates twice per month via email or CD. In the near future, updates will be available on demand. Data is available in EXCEL, ACCESS, PerTrac, LaPorte formats and with the proprietary Barclay MAP software. Barclay MAP software easily and elegantly provides a vast array of customized reports, along with innumerable other tools.
  • Managers. Inclusion in the Global HedgeSource Database provides fund managers with a no-cost, simple, effortless, and effective means of communicating their most current performance to a very select group of institutional and accredited investors around the globe. Each month, hundreds of potential investors utilize our database services when evaluating hedge funds for their investment portfolios.
  • Easy, convenient, professional. Data collection and verification procedures have been designed to minimize the use of time and effort. Managers can choose to:

    1) login to a secure section of the Barclay Group website and input their own data; or
    2) send the data via email so that our staff can input it.

Karin Hauring is the head of client services for Global HedgeSource. She can be reached at 641-209-3456 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, Central Time. She looks forward to speaking with you and is always happy to help you in any way possible.

Barclay Trading Group is not affiliated with Barclays Bank.