The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished Up 1.48% in December

Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:47am EST

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NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund
Index (the "Broad Index") finished up 1.48% for the month of December.  

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Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly.
December, November and 2012 performance numbers are listed below and are
available at  www.hedgeindex.com.

 Index                          Dec-12    Nov-12    2012     
                                                             
 Broad Index                    1.48%     0.64%     7.67%    
 Convertible Arbitrage          1.38%     0.22%     7.82%    
 Dedicated Short Bias           -2.95%    -0.43%    -20.39%  
 Emerging Markets               2.38%     1.10%     10.28%   
 Equity Market Neutral          0.86%     0.39%     0.85%    
 Event Driven                   1.98%     0.30%     10.63%   
 Distressed                     1.91%     0.26%     11.77%   
 Event Driven Multi-Strategy    2.01%     0.31%     10.14%   
 Risk Arbitrage                 1.51%     1.05%     2.82%    
 Fixed Income Arbitrage         0.68%     0.48%     11.04%   
 Global Macro                   1.27%     0.72%     4.58%    
 Long/Short Equity              1.58%     0.73%     8.21%    
 Managed Futures                1.08%     0.58%     -2.93%   
 Multi-Strategy                 1.37%     1.00%     11.19%   


The following funds were dropped from the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund
Index in December: Alphabet Fund, AlphaGen RhoCas Fund, Clarium Capital Ltd.,
Kapstream Absolute Return Income Fund, and Martin Currie China Hedge Fund L.P.

There were no funds added to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in
December.

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse family of hedge fund indexes includes:

1The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, an asset-weighted benchmark that
seeks to measure hedge fund performance and provide the most accurate
representation of the hedge fund universe. 2The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core
Hedge Fund Index, an investable, asset-weighted hedge fund index that seeks to
provide broad representation of the liquid, investable hedge fund universe with
limited platform bias. The index reflects the performance of managed accounts
and other regulated fund structures sourced from across a range of platforms.
3The Dow Jones Credit Suisse AllHedge Index, an investable index comprised of
all 10 Dow Jones Credit Suisse AllHedge Strategy Indexes weighted according to
the sector weights of the Broad Index. 4The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Blue Chip
Hedge Fund Index, an investable index comprised of 60 of the largest funds
across the 10 style-based sectors in the Broad Index. 5The Dow Jones Credit
Suisse LEA Hedge Fund Index, an asset-weighted, composite index which provides
insight into three specific regions of the emerging markets hedge fund universe
(Latin America, EEMEA (Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia).

Additional information about the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes --
including research, fund performance and constituent fund information -- can be
found at  http://www.hedgeindex.com.

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About Credit Suisse AG

Credit Suisse AG

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is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as 'Credit
Suisse'). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its
expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset
management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory
services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies,
institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to
retail clients in  Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in  Zurich  and
operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 48,400
people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit
Suisse Group AG, are listed in  Switzerland  and, in the form of American
Depositary Shares (CS), in  New York. Further information about Credit Suisse
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SOURCE  Credit Suisse AG


Credit Suisse, Katherine Herring, Corporate Communications, +1-212-325-7545,
katherine.herring@credit-suisse.com; or S&P Dow Jones Indices, Dave Guarino,
+1-212-438-1471, dave_guarino@spdji.com

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