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Hedge Fund Launch: QAM Equity Hedge ETF

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – AdvisorShares, a sponsor of actively managed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), has launched the QAM Equity Hedge ETF

The new fund is open for trading today, Wenesday, August 8, 2012. QEH is sub-advised by Commerce Asset Management, a Memphis, Tenn.-based investment advisor and subsidiary of Commerce Holdings, LLC who advise on approximately $700 million in assets.

“We’re excited about our partnership with CAM and bringing QEH to market,”┬áNoah Hamman, CEO of AdvisorShares, said, “In utilizing CAM’s extensive network and knowledge within the hedge fund universe, we feel QEH offers a core alternative solution that investors could use to further diversify their portfolio, which a 20-30% allocation to core alternatives can help bring true diversification to investors’ asset allocation.”

QEH employs an actively managed long/short strategy that seeks to exceed the risk-adjusted performance of approximately 50% the long/short equity hedge fund universe as defined by the constituents of the HFRI Equity Hedge (Total) Index, aiming to provide investors with better risk adjusted returns versus the S&P 500 Index over time while reducing the time required and expertise needed to select individual hedge funds.

Alex Akesson
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