SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index and Capital Movement Index
Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.69% in August.
"SS&C GlobeOp's Capital Movement Index rose 0.69% for August, a result in line with seasonal patterns and almost identical to the year ago figure of 0.71% reported for August of 2015," said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies. "The 0.69% gain reported this month was the net of both slightly lower inflows and outflows compared to a year ago. Overall, August represents a continuation of the trends seen so far in 2016 with respect to capital movements."
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 August 2016 stands at 141.66 points, an increase of 0.69 point over July 2016. The Index has declined 3.56 points over the past 12 months. The next publication date is September 14, 2016.
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.