Morningstar CISDM

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The Morningstar CISDM Database (formerly the MAR Database) is the oldest Hedge Fund and CTA database in the market. Tracking qualitative and quantitative information for more than 6,000 hedge funds, funds of funds and CTAs since 1994, the Morningstar CISDM Database is highly recognized as a research tool by academics in their studies and in articles related to the hedge fund and CTA industries. In addition to 6,000+ surviving funds, the Morningstar CISDM Database also includes a graveyard database which contains qualitative and quantitative information for over 13,000 inactive hedge funds, funds of funds and CTAs.

Features: The Morningstar CISDM Database provides information for hedge funds, funds of funds and CTAs in Excel format of three separate clusters:

  • Fund Information Cluster: This cluster provides qualitative firm and/or fund details including manager name and history, fund category, fund domicile, registrations, firm total assets, inception date, base currency, management fee, performance fee and minimum purchase.
  • Fund Returns Cluster: This cluster provides monthly returns of active funds since their inception date. Each monthly return data is in fund’s base currency and net of all fees.
  • Missing Return Flag: Flag or filter out the funds with unreported/missing returns between the inception dates and December 2012.

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For pricing information please contact:

Lyne Laliberte
Email: [email protected]

For data information please contact:

Morningstar CISDM
Phone: 413-577-3166
Email: [email protected]
http://www.isenberg.umass.edu/CISDM