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Attunga Capital announces new fund, new strategy and new hires for 2010

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Sydney-based specialist investment manager Attunga Capital is opening the New Year with a barrage of expansion activities.

The Attunga Metals Trading (Offshore) Fund will be launched on February 1, 2010 to focus on trading derivatives and securities in global metals markets, including precious and base metals. Attunga said, in a recent e-mail communication, that the new fund would be a multi strategy, discretionary tracking metals fund.

At the same time, the firm will launch theAttunga Weather Commodity Strategy, which will trade derivatives and securities in global weather and commodities, with particular focus on weather-affected Australian commodities such as power and gas.

To ensure the success of its growth plans, Attunga said it plans to hire four employees beginning January 1, 2010 to work on the two above-mentioned investment strategies.

Attunga’s first two hires who will join the firm on or around January 1 as portfolio managers of the Attunga Weather Commodity Strategy are James MacIntosh and Sam Blainey. The two have significant track records in commodity and trading and have pioneered Australian weather-powered trading.

The company is still looking to hire two individuals to head its Metals Trading Fund.

In May-09, Attunga launched the offshore version of its ......................

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