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Sep 17 2012 | 1:36pm ET
Alix Capital has launched a half-dozen new hedge fund indices covering onshore strategies.
The Swiss firm has rolled out emerging markets, event-driven, foreign exchange, macro, market-neutral and multi-strategy benchmarks. The new indices bring Alix's suite of onshore hedge fund indices to 11.
The new indices will include between six and 15 UCITS-compliant hedge funds each, all with at least €30 million in assets and open to new investments. Each will be rebalanced quarterly.
"We continue to expand our network of third-party financial product providers in order to develop investment solutions which meet investor appetite for alternative UCITS products," Alix CEO Louis Zanolin said.
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