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Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index up 1.03% (est.) in August (+3.88% YTD)

Monday, September 10, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - Greenwich Alternative Investments announced that the Global Hedge Fund Index gained 1.03% in August, bringing the year-to-date result to +3.88%. Hedge Fund Strategy Highlights:    
  • Positive trend continues for all but one strategy in August
  • Long-Short Credit continues to be the dominant strategy this year; August gain of 1.34% brings it to an average gain of 7.73% YTD
  • Event Driven strategy is the leader for the month, rising1.63% on average in August. It is closely followed by the 1.60% gain of the Equity Market Neutral strategy
  • Year-To-Date results remain positive for all strategies

  August 2012 YTD
Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index 1.03% 3.88%
Equity Market Neutral 1.60% 2.64%
Event-Driven 1.63% 4.86%
Arbitrage 0.97% 6.73%
Long/Short Equity 1.34% 3.59%
Futures 0.35% 1.76%
Macro -0.03% 2.41%
Long/Short Credit 1.34% 7.73%
Multi-Strategy 0.70% 4.03%

(press release)

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index is one of the oldest benchmarks of the hedge fund universe. Full Strategy and Regional results for August will be available in mid-September, once additional funds have submitted returns. Final Index results will be available on the third business day in October. Past performance and indices construction rules for all Greenwich Hedge Fund Indices may be viewed at www.greenwichai.com.

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