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Mar 16 2012 | 9:30am ET
The RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 1.25% for the month of February, bringing its year-to-date return to 2.96%.
In terms of strategies, the best performers in February were mergers and special situations funds, up 2.36% and convertible arbitrage funds, up 2.25%. Fixed income arbitrage strategies were next, gaining 1.78% in February, followed by equity long/short funds which gained 1.69%.
All strategies tracked by RBC gained ground in September, with the exception of managed futures which were flat, losing 0.01%.
The February returns are estimated. The return for January 2012 has been finalized at 1.69%.
The RBC Hedge 250 Index is a non-investable benchmark of the performance of the hedge fund industry, based on a universe of 4,139 hedge funds (excluding funds of hedge funds) with aggregate assets under management of $980 billion.