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The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 1.80% (est) in April. Estimated new assets into the space totaled $9 billion

Monday, May 16, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index Co., LLC, said, "The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index rose 1.80% in April, with nine out of ten sectors posting positive performance for the month. Managed Futures was the best performing sector for the month, finishing up 5.40%." Schupp continued, "Overall, the industry continued to see inflows with an estimated $9 billion in assets entering the space in April for a total of $35 billion in new inflows year-to-date, this brings overall industry assets to $1.84 trillion, the highest level since 2008."

Performance for the Broad Index and its ten sub-strategies is calculated monthly. April, March and YTD performance numbers are listed below and are available at www.hedgeindex.com.

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