The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.88 per cent for the month of July, with six of the 10 sub-strategies recording positive returns.
Equity market neutral led the way a return of 2.02 per cent, followed by long short equity (1.95 per cent), event driven (1.51 per cent), and multi strategies (1.16 per cent).
Dedicated short bias was the month’s biggest loser down 5.74 per cent while managed futures (-1.06 per cent), emerging markets (-0.09 per cent) and convertible arbitrage (-0.08 per cent) also ended the month in negative territory.
The following funds were dropped from the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in July: Covepoint Emerging Markets Macro Master Fund, 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, 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.