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Hedge fund flows as measured by the GlobeOp Capital Movement Index were negative 0.2% in July

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Hans Hufschmid
Opalesque Industry Update - "July flows again reflected quarterly re-allocations by investors. Outflows slightly exceeded inflows for the month, while total outflows have been remarkably similar on the last four quarterly dates,” said Hans Hufschmid, chief executive officer, GlobeOp Financial Services.

The GlobeOp Capital Movement Index represents the monthly net of subscriptions and redemptions administered by GlobeOp. This monthly net is divided by the total assets under administration (AuA) for GlobeOp’s fund administration clients.

Cumulatively, the GlobeOp Capital Movement Index for July 2011 stands at 133.86 points, a decrease of 0.2 points over June 2011. The Index was based at 100 on December 31, 2005 and has advanced 16.04 points over the past 12 months. The next publication date is August 10, 2011.

Published on the eighth business day of each month, the GlobeOp Capital Movement Index presents a timely and accurate view of investments in hedge funds on the GlobeOp administration platform. Data is based on actual subscriptions and redemptions independently calculated and confirmed from real capital movements, and published only a few business days after they occur. Following the month of its release, the Index may be updated for capital movements that occurred after the 5th business day.

(presss release)

GlobeOp Financial Services is an independent financial administrator specialising in middle and back office services and integrated risk reporting to hedge funds, asset management firms and other sectors of the financial industry – including family wealth, banks, insurance companies, pension funds and corporate treasuries. By outsourcing to GlobeOp, clients can reduce their technology investments and operational risks, while increasing their focus on asset generation and portfolio management. Established in 2000, GlobeOp serves over 190 clients worldwide, representing $174 billion in assets under administration. Headquartered in London and New York, GlobeOp employs more than 1,900 people on three continents through its 10 offices in the Cayman Islands, India, Ireland, the UK and US.

GlobeOp Capital Movement Index
Base - 100 points on 31 December 2005
All time high - 145.81 in September 2008
All time low - 99.67 in January 2006
12-month high - 134.06 in June 2011
12-month low - 120.49 in August 2010
Largest monthly change - - 15.21 in January 2009

GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator
All time high - 19.27% in November 2008
All time low - 2.28% in October 2010
12-month high - 4.59% in December 2010
12-month low - 2.28% in October 2010
Largest monthly change - 9.60% in November 2008


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