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Natixis Global Asset Management launches Aurora Horizons Fund

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) has launched the Aurora Horizons Fund (AHFAX), which is a multi-strategy mutual fund dynamically allocated across multiple hedge fund managers. The fund is managed by Aurora Investment Management, which has specialized in multi-manager portfolios of hedge funds since 1988.

The Aurora Horizons Fund is a multi-strategy, multi-manager fund that provides diversification by dynamically allocating across sub-advisers that execute alternative strategies, including Long/Short Equity, Long/Short Credit, Event-Driven, Short-Biased, and Macro. "This is a strategy we’ve used for 25 years at Aurora, and we are now moving it into a '40-Act structure," explains Scott Schweighauser, president and portfolio manager, Aurora Investment Management in an interview with Opalesque.

The fund is managed by Aurora’s team of investment professionals who are experienced in the early identification of some of the most talented hedge fund managers. "We actively reallocate the portfolio to a set of proven alternative investment managers to help the fund’s shareholders benefit from market fluctuations and strategy performance trends," Schweighauser says. Aurora is one of the world’s leading managers of hedge fund portfolios in the alternative investments industry and currently manages over $10bn in assets for institutional clients.

Natixis will be working with the Aurora team to distribute the fund. Natixis is one ......................

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