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'Alternative Alternatives' investment funds lost 0.50% (est.) in November, -5.69% YTD

Wednesday, December 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 711 single- and multi-manager funds currently listed in 23 categories in the Opalesque Solutions A SQUARE Fund Database (Source).

The Opalesque A SQUARE Index lost* 0.5% in November, increasing the year-to-date loss to 5.69%. Estimates for October and September were corrected to +0.62% and -2.87% respectively. The A SQUARE Funds of Funds Index performed slightly better, with a November loss of 0.36%, leading to a total year to date loss of 5.84%.

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