Cedrus Investments’ Nanotechnology Indices Outperform Some Major Indices in 1H2014

HONG KONG, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cedrus Investments ("Cedrus"), a global leader in the nanotechnology investment arena, announced today the 1H2014 performance of its two global nanotechnology indices, both launched in October 2009 Cedrus Nanotechnology Index Diversified (CNID) and Cedrus Nanotechnology Index Pure (CNIP).  Both CNID and CNIP outperformed several major equity indices in the period, including S&P 500, NASDAQ Composite, MSCI World, Russell 3000 and DAX with a respective return of 13.17% and 13.26%.

Cedrus maintains two indices in order to meet the needs of diverse investors.  These indices serve as performance benchmarks for nanotechnology investing. Cedrus’ diversified index (CNID) includes equally-weighted companies spanning all five nano-markets, including electronics, manufacturing, energy, life sciences and clean technology and is inclusive of both diversified companies that have nanotechnology as only one of their many growth drivers, and pure-play companies that have nanotechnology as their primary driver of growth. Cedrus’ pure index (CNIP) is a concentrated index, comprised of equally-weighted pure-play companies spanning also all five nano-markets and is best-suited for small-cap investors.

About Cedrus Investments

Cedrus Investments is a global boutique investment firm that offers expertise in private wealth management, asset management and financial advisory services to a clientele of leading institutional investors, corporations, family offices and high net worth individuals around the world.

For further information about Cedrus Investments, please visit www.cedrusinvestments.com

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