The UCITS Alternative Index ("UAI") is the leading benchmark for UCITS absolute return funds. The Index tracks the performance of UCITS absolute return funds and funds of absolute return funds. The UCITS Alternative Index database is currently composed of more than 700 UCITS absolute return funds and funds of absolute return funds totaling EUR 330 billion of assets under management (September 2016). Its monthly performances are distributed to more than 5000 industry professionals worldwide.
UAI Benchmarks Indices
The UAI Benchmarks Indices track the performance of all UCITS absolute return funds and funds of absolute return funds both on a broad basis and by strategy. Constituent funds are equally weighted and the Index performances are published on a monthly basis. There are currently 13 different Benchmark Indices.
UAI Blue Chip Indices
The UAI Blue Chip Indices track the performance of the most representative absolute return funds currently open for investment. The construction of the Blue Chip Indices is overseen by a Scientific Committee. The UAI Blue Chip Index performance is published every Wednesday.
The UAIX Indices are single strategy indices that aim to track and outperfom the performance of their respective UAI benchmarks. UAIX Indices are made of between 6 to 15 constituent funds and built using a systematic quantitative model. The UAIX Indices performance is published every Wednesday.