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Morgan Creek launches daily liquidity alternative mutual fund for retail hedge fund clients

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia:

Morgan Creek Capital Management is the latest fund manager to offer so-called hedged mutual fund business or a daily liquidity mutual fund to give its retail clients a taste of hedge fund.

In a press statement, Morgan Creek announced the launch of the Morgan Creek Tactical Allocation Fund, its first open end alternative mutual fund, featuring a broadly diversified global portfolio, actively managed utilizing a multi-asset class investment strategy with daily liquidity.

The fund will express Morgan Creek's views on global asset allocation through a number of asset classes including equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities and cash.

"Morgan Creek has been a leader in alternative investments for the past decade, and our team has over 20 years of collective experience dynamically allocating capital across multiple asset classes and investment strategies," said Mark W. Yusko, Chief Investment Officer of Morgan Creek. "Investors in the Tactical Allocation Fund may benefit from a flexible investment approach designed with the goal of capitalizing on uncorrelated investment strategies that seek to dampen portfolio volatility and reduce risks. We believe offering this 1940 Act fund will allow a greater set of investors access to the same......................

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