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CCL Fund

Castle Creek Lifescience Partners' CCL Fund has considerably outperformed both the NASDAQ and the Absolute Return Tech index by using

its expertise to make event-driven long and short investments in public biotechnology companies.

The fund has a correlation to the AMEX Biotech Index of 0.45, but maintains significantly less downside deviation and has a net return of 665% since inception, in comparison to 183% for the BTK over the same period. Looking poised to grow further, the fund - managed by Dr. Nathan Fischel out of Beverly Hills - recently saw

its assets