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'Alternative Alternatives' investment funds up 0.93% (est.) in October, -4.97% YTD

Monday, November 28, 2011

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Opalesque Ltd., a leading provider of online information services to the alternative investment industry, today announced the results of the Opalesque A SQUARE ('alternative-alternatives') indices covering the performance of niche alternative investment funds. The indices are calculated based on the net performance of 713 single- and multi-manager funds currently listed in 23 categories in the Opalesque Solutions A SQUARE Fund Database (Source).

The Opalesque A SQUARE Index gained* 0.93% in October, bringing the total year-to-date loss to 4.97%. Estimates for September and August were corrected to -2.48% and -2.92% respectively. The A SQUARE Funds of Funds Index continued its recent trend of outperforming the A SQUARE Index with an October gain of 1.26%. Year-to-date, the index now stands at -4.36%.

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