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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index: January performance down -0.22%

Friday, February 14, 2020
Opalesque Industry Update - The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2020 measured -0.22%.

Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.60% in February.

"SS&C GlobeOp's Capital Movement Index rose 0.60% for February 2020, reflecting positive net flows into hedge funds," said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies.

"Though lower than the 0.94% gain reported a year ago, this solid increase indicates 2020 is off to a good start with respect to hedge fund asset growth" Bill added.

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 SS&C GlobeOp platform. Interim and final values, both gross and net, are provided in each of the two following months, respectively.

The SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index offers a unique reflection of the return on capital invested in funds. It does not overstate exposure to, or the contribution of, any single strategy to aggregate hedge fund performance.

Since its inception, the correlation of the SS&C GlobeOp Performance Index to many popular equity market indices has been approximately 25% to 30%. This is substantially lower than the equivalent correlation of other widely followed hedge fund performance indices.

The SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index represents the monthly net of hedge fund subscriptions and redemptions administered by SS&C GlobeOp on the SS&C GlobeOp platform.

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