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Ucits Alternative Index Global +0.14% in Q1-11

Monday, April 18, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - In Q1 2011 the number of UCITS Single Manager Hedge Fund increased by 8% to reach 623 funds while the global AUM progressed by 18,6% to reach EUR 109 billion.

UCITS Funds of Hedge Funds:
In Q1 2011 the number of UCITS Funds of Hedge Funds increased by 10% to reach 63 funds of funds while the total AUM progressed by 9.6% to reach EUR 2.8 billion.

Strategy Performance:
Commodities and Event Driven managers present the best return in the first quarter with respectively 3.47% and 1.40% while CTA and Emerging Markets managers display the lowest performance with respectively -0.89% and -0.49%.

A number of unique information about the evolution of the UCITS hedge funds world can be found in the Press Review: Source

(press release)

About the UAI Quarterly Industry Report
The UCITS Alternative Index Quarterly Industry Report is the most comprehensive research support dedicated to the UCITS hedge funds industry. It includes more than 150 pages with full color charts describing the historical and current state of the industry. The Report provides in-depth specific information about the UCITS hedge funds sector such as strategy composition, funds and advisor location, liquidity, trends in asset flows, assets under management, performance and name of the best performers for each strategy. The Report is published 4 times a year.

About UCITS Alternative Index
The UCITS Alternative Index series is the industry's leading benchmark for the UCITS hedge funds universe. The series of indices track the performance of both global and strategy specific UCITS hedge funds. Index rules and statistics are accessible on the UCITS Alternative Index website www.ucits-alternative.com. UCITS Alternative Index is a registered trademark. Alix Capital is the exclusive Index Provider to the UCITS Alternative Index...Corporate website: Source

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