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Nov 8 2012 | 1:59pm ET
York Capital Management's hedge funds put up representative Octobers in what has been a very good year for the New York-based firm.
York's flagship Multi-Strategy Fund added 1.3% last month, bringing its year-to-date returns to 9%, ValueWalk reports. The fund has $5.1 billion of York's $14.3 billion in assets under management.
The firm's $4.2 billion Credit Opportunities Fund rose 2% last month and is up 15% on the year, while its $1.5 billion Total Return Fund added 1.8% to bring its 2012 return to 10.8%.
York's $1.9 billion European Opportunities Fund returned 1.6% in October and is up 8.8% on the year. Its $390 million Asian Opportunities Fund actually fell 0.3% last month to cut its year-to-date return to 3.9%.
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