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'Alternative Alternatives' investment funds gain 1.58% in first month of 2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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

The Opalesque A SQUARE Index rose* 1.58% in January after a loss of almost 7% in 2011. Estimates for December and November were corrected to -0.74% and -1.04% respectively. The A SQUARE Funds of Funds Index continued its recent positive performance trend and gained 1.31% in January. In 2011, the index lost 4.78%.

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