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Och Ziff funds return small gains, illustrating the difficulties felt by hedge funds in August

Friday, September 03, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - Och Ziff reported its estimated August performance on Thursday, showing how difficult the month of August was as the markets stumbled and the S&P 500 dropped just short of 5%. However, the funds’ all managed to make gains with the Och Ziff Europe Master Fund leading the charge with +0.74% returns (3.24% YTD).

The Och Ziff Global Special Investments Master Fund has shown the strongest performance so far this year gaining 0.52% in August, hitting +5.44% YTD. The firm’s other two funds eked out small gains – Och Ziff Master Fund +0.27% (2.96% YTD) and Och Ziff Asia Master Fund +0.28% (+3.73% YTD).

Increases to the fund’s asset base were $200m, a number inclusive of performance driven gains, and inflows and outflows through September 1, 2010.

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