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The Eurekahedge Report - September 2009


The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 1.21% in August, bringing its YTD returns to 13.2%. Managers attracted capital for the fourth consecutive month, with net inflows of US$12.6 billion in August and assets up nearly US$100 billion since their April-2009 lows, currently standing at US$1.38 trillion. We expect the industry’s assets to hit US$1.5 trillion by the year-end, with performance being positive (or flat at worst), on average, for the rest of the year irrespective of how the underlying markets fare.

August 2009 US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows) 18.7
Redemption (Outflows) -6.1
Net Asset Flows 12.6
Positive Performance (growth) 10.6
Negative Performance (decline) -1.8
Total 8.8
Overall Total 21.4


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1Based on 77.6% of the NAV for August 2009 as at 23 September 2009.

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