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Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index returns +0.55% in February (+2.43% YTD)

Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - Greenwich Alternative Investments report that hedge funds show mixed results for February, but all strategies remain positive year to date.

Initial estimates reveal February’s leading strategy is Event-Driven (+1.18%), followed by Long-Short Equity (+1.04%); both strategies were top performers in January as well. Futures managers continue to struggle to maintain gains, losing -0.59% in February. This is now the only primary strategy reporting a negative 12 month return (-3.46%) on average.

Long-Short Credit (-0.38%) and Multi-Strategy (-0.21%) managers also posted marginally negative initial results for February, in what was a difficult environment for many hedge funds.

Greenwich Strategy Group Indices
  Feb Jan YTD 1Year
Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index 0.55% 2.43% 2.99% 4.49%
Equity Market Neutral 0.83% 1.06% 1.90% 2.89%
Event-Driven 1.18% 2.59% 3.80% 8.99%
Arbitrage 0.83% 1.33% 2.17% 7.62%
Long/Short Equity 1.04% 3.53% 4.61% 5.64%
Futures -0.59% 1.14% 0.54% -3.46%
Macro 0.69% 1.88% 2.58% 3.85%
Long/Short Credit -0.38% 1.49% 1.10% 10.18%
Multi-Strategy -0.21% 1.81% 1.60% 3.35%

Barclays Aggregate Bond Index 0.50% -0.70% -0.20% 3.13%
S&P 500 1.36% 5.18% 6.61% 13.46%
MSCI World Equity Index -0.02% 5.00% 4.98% 8.20%
FTSE 100 1.34% 6.43% 7.85% 8.33%

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