The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished up 0.88% in July
NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013
NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index
(the "Broad Index") finished up 0.88% for the month of July.
Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated
monthly. June, July and YTD 2013 performance numbers are listed below and are
available at www.hedgeindex.com.
Index Jul-13 Jun-13 YTD 2013
Broad Index 0.88% -1.66% 4.59%
Convertible Arbitrage -0.08% -0.33% 3.73%
Dedicated Short Bias -5.74% 0.81% -17.38%
Emerging Markets -0.09% -2.64% 3.12%
Equity Market Neutral 2.02% 0.57% 4.81%
Event Driven 1.51% -1.31% 8.64%
Distressed 1.31% -0.86% 9.39%
Event Driven Multi-Strategy 1.61% -1.53% 8.32%
Risk Arbitrage 0.99% 0.17% 2.94%
Fixed Income Arbitrage 0.38% -1.14% 1.74%
Global Macro 0.26% -2.48% 1.60%
Long/Short Equity 1.95% -0.63% 9.10%
Managed Futures -1.06% -5.42% -4.61%
Multi-Strategy 1.16% -0.74% 5.04%
The following funds were dropped from the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in
July: Covepoint Emerging Markets Macro Master Fund, Ltd., Paulson Gold Fund,
and Riverside Global Value Fund.
The following funds were added to the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in July:
400 Capital Credit Opportunities Fund, BGI Eos, Commonwealth Opportunity
Master Fund Ltd, GoldenTree Credit Opportunities Master Fund, GoldenTree
Master Fund, Hirzel Capital Fund, Midway Market Neutral International Master
Fund, Senvest Partners, SuMi Trust Japan LSI, and Visium Global Fund.
The Credit Suisse family of hedge fund indexes includes:
1.The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, an asset-weighted benchmark that seeks
to measure hedge fund performance and provide the most accurate
representation of the hedge fund universe.
2.The Credit Suisse AllHedge Index, an investable index comprised of all 10
Credit Suisse AllHedge Strategy Indexes weighted according to the sector
weights of the Broad Index.
3.The Credit Suisse Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index, an investable index
comprised of 60 of the largest funds across the 10 style-based sectors in
the Broad Index.
4.The Credit Suisse LEA Hedge Fund Index, an asset-weighted, composite index
which provides insight into three specific regions of the emerging markets
hedge fund universe (Latin America, EEMEA (Emerging Europe, Middle East
and Africa) and Asia).
Additional information about the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes -- including
research, fund performance and constituent fund information -- can be found at
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