The UCITS HFS Index universe consists of all UCITS III compliant funds that apply strategies normally used in hedge funds (also know as absolute return strategies) and have more than EUR 10 million of assets under management, offer at least weekly liquidity and have reported numbers for more than one month. Index tracking funds, long-only and 130/30 strategies are excluded. The index is equally weighted, is adjusted on a quarterly basis and publishes monthly values as well as indicative values on each friday of each month. For detailed information please have a look at the Index Guideline.
Index Provider: 2n20.com AG
Founded in 2009, the Freienbach-based Swiss 2n20.com AG is a financial service provider specialized in internet based services tailored for the hedge fund industry. It launched the first index family for hedge funds in UCITS wrapper – the UCITS HFS Index family – and acts as index provider in this regard. 2n20.com provides institutional investors with information via its databases and newsletters and offers investable products on and licensing of its indices. Furthermore 2n20.com offers fund management companies a price comparison and negotiation service and helps them pick the appropriate service providers via its Negotiato.rs brand.