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September 16, 2013

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished down 0.54% in August

New York, September 16, 2013 - The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished down 0.54% for the month of August.

Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. July, August and YTD 2013 performance numbers are listed below and are available at

CategoryAug 2013Jul 2013YTD 13
Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index-0.54%0.88%4.03%
Convertible Arbitrage0.72%-0.08%4.47%
Dedicated Short Bias0.03%-5.74%-17.36%
Emerging Markets-0.24%-0.09%2.87%
Equity Market Neutral-1.72%2.02%3.00%
Event Driven-0.04%1.51%8.60%
      Risk Arbitrage0.01%0.99%2.95%
Fixed Income Arbitrage0.21%0.38%1.95%
Global Macro-0.92%0.26%0.66%
Long/Short Equity-1.11%1.95%7.89%
Managed Futures-2.77%-1.06%-7.26%

The following funds were dropped from the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in August: BBVA & Partners Equity Arbitrage Master Ltd., Henderson European Absolute Return Fund Limited, Matthes Capital Management, and Traxis Fund LP.

There were no funds added to the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in August.

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.

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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© 1999-2017 Credit Suisse Hedge Index LLC. All rights reserved.Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index was formerly known as Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index from June 22, 2010 to September 15, 2013. Credit Suisse AllHedge Index was formerly known as Dow Jones Credit Suisse AllHedge Index from June 22, 2010 to September 15, 2013. Credit Suisse Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index was formerly known as Dow Jones Credit Suisse Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index from June 22, 2010 to September 15, 2013.