Zurich Capital unveils fund indices

March saw the launch of Zurich Capital Markets' (ZCM) Global Hedge Fund Indices. They are designed to track the performance of five different hedge fund strategies: convertible arbitrage; merger arbitrage; distressed securities; event driven and hedged equity.

The indices are the result of the company's own research in association with Schneeweis Partners into over 2000 hedge fund managers. Zurich's main criteria for inclusion in the indices are strategy purity, a three year track record, s