The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta (LAB) Index was up 1.13 per cent in December, according to Jordan Drachman, head of alternative beta strategies at Credit Suisse.
The index, which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, had a total performance for 2012 of 3.22 per cent.
The event driven strategy was the strongest performer for the year overall, finishing up 11.22 per cent.
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