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New Managers October 2012

Peter Urbani' Statistics - Emerging managers continue to outperform


Emanagers continue to outperform

The Emerging Hedge Fund Managers represented in the Opalesque Emanagers Index have continued to outperform the broader hedge fund indices over the past 12 months to 30 Sept 2012.

For the 12 months to end September the reconstructed Index generated a return of +7.11% (Actual +6.73%*) versus the +3.70% of the reconstructed benchmark DJ - CS Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index (+ 3.76% actual *).

Over the same period, Equities were the best performing asset class with a +23.4% return but the Emanagers index comfortably beat the +5.26% return of a broad Bond market index.  The Emanagers Index also beat competing alternative asset class indices including that of Hedge Funds, Newcits, Funds of Funds and Managed Accounts.

* Discrepancies due to Index revisions and estimated as opposed to final prices.

The Emanagers Index underperformed the benchmark DJ - CS Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index marginally in Q1and Q3 of this year but very significantly outperformed in Q4 and Q2.


If we drill down into the relative weights and returns of the Emanagers Index versus the DJ - CS Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index we can s......................

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This article was published in Opalesque's New Managers a top-down monthly analysis, news and research publication on the global emerging manager space.
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