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Preqin Benchmark Report October 2017

Preqin, a supplier of data, analysis and intelligence services to the alternative assets industry, today announced the findings from its October 2017 benchmarks report.

- The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark generated 1.15% in October, the benchmark’s twelfth consecutive month of positive returns. With year-to-date returns climbing to 9.30% so far, this year, the hedge fund industry remains fi rmly on track to generate its best performance since 2013.

- Asia-Pacific focused funds outperformed all other top-level regional focuses tracked by Preqin during October, recording its best month thus far this year (+2.91%) and solidifying its current position as the best performing top-level regional focus year-to-date (+16.27%). Emerging market focused funds struggled in comparison, generating 0.42% to rank as the poorest performing regional focus.

- Funds of Hedge Funds and Funds of CTAs also both performed well during October, generating their strongest performance of the year so far, 1.12% and 7.07% respectively.

- UCITS structured hedge funds continued their consistent run in the opening month of the fourth quarter, up +0.88% to marginally outperform alternative mutual structured vehicles, which generated 0.68% for the month.

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