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Table: Hedge Funds Begin To Outpace The S&P 500


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TABLE: Hedge Funds Begin To Outpace The S&P 500

Hedge fund category FIRST HALF JULY AUGUST

FINANCIAL EQUITIES 25.5% 5.9% 8.5%

MACRO 1.4 3.8 6.3

VALUE 11.6 1.7 3.0

PACIFIC RIM -4.6 3.2 2.5

INTERNATIONAL 4.1 3.1 2.5

LATIN AMERICAN -10.7 1.7 2.4

GROWTH 16.6 7.7 2.2

LEVERAGED BONDS 8.7 5.8 2.1

DISTRESSED SECURITIES 13.1 3.1 2.1

MULTIPLE ARBITRAGE 5.1 2.0 2.0

EVENT-DRIVEN 10.4 0.1 1.6

OPPORTUNISTIC 11.5 4.2 1.5

RISK ARBITRAGE 10.5 1.4 1.3

CONVERTIBLE ARBITRAGE 13.1 2.0 1.1

MARKET-NEUTRAL 6.9 1.6 0.3

EMERGING MARKETS -9.5 3.4 -0.2

SHORT SELLING ONLY -18.2 -11.0 -0.8

HEDGE FUND INDEX 8.3 3.2 2.5

S&P 500 20.2 3.3 0.3

Hedge fund numbers are an unweighted index of 200 representative hedge funds;

distributions to investors are included. Figures do not include deductions of

incentive fees--usually 20% of profits--and management fees.

DATA: HENNESSEE HEDGE FUND ADVISORY GROUP AT WEISS, PECK & GREER


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