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RBC Hedge 250 Index down 1.81% (est.) in September (-3.23% YTD)

Friday, October 14, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - RBC Capital Markets today reported that for the month of September 2011 the RBC Hedge 250 Index (R) had a net return of -1.81 per cent. This brings the year-to-date return of the Index to -3.23 per cent. These returns are estimated and will be finalized by the middle of next month. The return for August 2011 has been finalized at -2.41 per cent.

The RBC Hedge 250 Index is a non-investable benchmark of the performance of the hedge fund industry. The Index operates in accordance with a unique construction methodology. The Universe on which the Index is based currently consists of 4,190 hedge funds (excludes funds of hedge funds) with aggregate assets under management of $1.054 trillion.

For more information about the RBC Hedge 250 Index, including historical performance information, please visit www.rbchedge250.com

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