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SS&C GlobeOp: Hedge Fund Performance Index gains 1.53% gross in March (3.05% YTD), Capital Movement Index declines 1.22% in April

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2013 measured 1.53%.

Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 1.22% in April.

“April brings higher capital activity volume with redemptions outpacing subscriptions, which is in line with last month’s slightly higher Forward Redemption Indicator,” said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies.

The SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index is an asset-weighted, independent monthly window on hedge fund performance. On the ninth business day of each month it provides a flash estimate of the gross aggregate performance of funds for which SS&C GlobeOp provides monthly administration services on the GlobeOp platform… Since its inception, the correlation of the SS&C GlobeOp Performance Index to many popular equity market indices has been approximately 25% to 30%.

The SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index represents the monthly net of hedge fund subscriptions and redemptions administered by SS&C GlobeOp on the GlobeOp platform. This monthly net is divided by the total assets under administration (AuA) for fund administration clients on the GlobeOp platform. Cumulatively, the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index for April 2013 stands at 148.40 points, a decrease of 1.22 points over March 2013. The Index has advanced 3.54 points over the past 12 months. The next publication date is May 13, 2013.

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index
Base ….. 100 points on 31 December 2005
Flash estimate (current month) ….. 1.53%*
Year-to-date (YTD) ….. 3.05%*
Last 12 month (LTM) ….. 10.76%*
Life to date (LTD) ….. 80.27%*
*All numbers reported above are gross

SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index
Base ….. 100 points on 31 December 2005
All time high ….. 149.61 in March 2013
All time low ….. 99.67 in January 2006
12-month high ….. 149.61 in March 2013
12-month low ….. 144.86 in April 2012
Largest monthly change ….. - 15.21 in January 2009

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator
All time high ….. 19.27% in November 2008
All time low ….. 1.85% in January 2012
12-month high ….. 6.19% in December 2012
12-month low ….. 2.00% in April 2012
Largest monthly change ….. 9.60% in November 2008

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SS&C GlobeOp is a leading fund administrator www.sscglobeop.com.


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