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Emerging CTAs viewed as strong outperformers by investors

Thursday, November 08, 2012

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Kevin Cook
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Despite a choppy ride through much of 2012, and especially October, investors still view CTAs as a valuable investment. More specifically, they see emerging CTAs as significant outperformers according to a new industry survey conducted by UK-based Autumn Capital Partners LLP, and US-based Efficient Capital Management for Opalesque. The survey looked at more than 200 responses from CTAs, investors, and service providers to gain a deeper understanding of how the landscape for CTAs is shaping up heading into 2013- 84.6% of investors in the survey said that they would invest in emerging CTAs.

"What we wanted to do was find out how the industry is looking at emerging CTAs compared to the larger, more established firms. We work with a lot of emerging CTAs and Efficient has been investing in CTAs for ten years, so we wanted to take what we knew anecdotally and see how it shaped up," says Kevin Cook, Partner, Autumn Capital Partners LLP.

Autumn Capital Partners LLP is an investment consultancy firm, that currently advises fund managers with assets in excess of $25bn. Efficient Capital Management, which sponsored the survey, is an hedge fund of funds based in Illinois that has allocations to both emerging and established CTAs.

According to Cook, the survey confirmed much of the convent......................

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