SS&C GlobeOp: Hedge Funds Up 1.13% in Feb

March, 2017

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for February 2017 measured 1.13%.

Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.41% in March.

“SS&C GlobeOp’s Capital Movement Index for March 2017 rose 0.41%, indicating positive net capital flows for hedge funds,” said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies. “This increase was lower than the 0.75% increase reported a year ago for March 2016, with lower inflows accounting for the difference. For the year-to-date, the index is running 28 basis points below the same period a year ago, which is within the range of normal variation.” 

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index

 

The SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index is an asset-weighted, independent monthly window on hedge fund performance. On the ninth business day of each month it provides a flash estimate of the gross aggregate performance of funds for which SS&C GlobeOp provides monthly administration services on the SS&C GlobeOp platform. Interim and final values, both gross and net, are provided in each of the two following months, respectively. Online data can be segmented by gross and net performance, and by time periods. The SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index is transparent, consistent in data processing, and free from selection or survivorship bias.  Its inception date is January 1, 2006.

The SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index offers a unique reflection of the return on capital invested in funds.  It does not overstate exposure to, or the contribution of, any single strategy to aggregate hedge fund performance. Since its inception, the correlation of the SS&C GlobeOp Performance Index to many popular equity market indices has been approximately 25% to 30%. This is substantially lower than the equivalent correlation of other widely followed hedge fund performance indices.

SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index

 

The SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index represents the monthly net of hedge fund subscriptions and redemptions administered by SS&C GlobeOp on the SS&C GlobeOp platform. This monthly net is divided by the total assets under administration (AuA) for fund administration clients on the SS&C GlobeOp platform.

Cumulatively, the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index for March 2017 stands at 138.84 points, an increase of 0.41 points over February 2017. The Index has declined 5.43 points over the past 12 months. The next publication date is April 13, 2017.

Published on the ninth business day of each month, the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index presents a timely and accurate view of investments in hedge funds on the SS&C GlobeOp administration platform. Data is based on actual subscriptions and redemptions independently calculated and confirmed from real capital movements, and published only a few business days after they occur. Following the month of its release, the Index may be updated for capital movements that occurred after the fifth business day.

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index

Base

100 points on 31 December 2005

Flash estimate (current month)

1.31%*

Year-to-date (YTD)

2.91%*

Last 12 month (LTM)

11.70%*

Life to date (LTD)

135.53%*

*All numbers reported above are gross

 

SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index

Base

100 points on 31 December 2005

All time high

150.77 in September 2013

All time low

99.67 in January 2006

12-month high

143.57 in May 2016

12-month low

137.92 in January 2017

Largest monthly change

- 15.21 in January 2009

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator

All time high

19.27% in November 2008

All time low

1.85% in January 2012

12-month high

5.67% in December 2016

12-month low

2.60% in January 2017

Largest monthly change

9.60% in November 2008