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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund index finished up 1.61% in February (3.98% YTD)

Thursday, March 15, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update – The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished up 1.61% for the month of February.

Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. January, February and YTD 2012 performance numbers are listed below and are available at www.hedgeindex.com


Index

Feb-12

Jan-12

2012 YTD

Broad Index

1.61%

2.34%

3.98%

Convertible Arbitrage

1.88%

2.36%

4.29%

Dedicated Short Bias

-4.66%

-7.58%

-11.88%

Emerging Markets

2.92%

3.74%

6.77%

Equity Market Neutral

1.33%

0.17%

1.51%

Event Driven

1.58%

2.80%

4.43%

   Distressed

1.89%

2.40%

4.34%

   Event Driven Multi-Strategy

1.43%

3.03%

4.50%

   Risk Arbitrage

0.92%

0.97%

1.90%

Fixed Income Arbitrage

1.00%

1.17%

2.19%

Global Macro

0.79%

1.22%

2.02%

Long/Short Equity

2.64%

3.91%

6.65%

Managed Futures

1.21%

1.15%

2.36%

Multi-Strategy

1.72%

2.47%

4.24%

The following funds are no longer reporting to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index: Asuka Japanese Equity Long Short Master Trust, Basso Multi-Strategy Holding Fund Ltd, Canyon Capital Arbitrage Master Fund Ltd, GAM Japan Equity Hedge, and LYZ Global Fund.

There have not been any funds added to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in February.

BG

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