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London systematic manager Future Value Capital launches macro fund on MontLake UCITS platform

Monday, October 07, 2013

Cyril Delamare
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

MontLake, ML Capital’s UCITS-compliant funds platform, announced the launch of the FVC Alternative Risk Premia UCITS Fund on 30th September. It is run by Future Value Capital Ltd, a London-based quant macro specialist created by Roman Lutz.

Lutz first founded Future Value Capital Ltd. in 2009, a proprietary investment company where he first developed and later managed investment strategies which capture alternative risk premia or monetize market inefficiencies. Future Value Capital LLP was founded subsequently, in 2011, to offer these strategies to investors.

The fund aims to exploit alternative risk premias and market inefficiencies which are an attractive alternative to alpha, offering an innovative way of extracting systematic sources of return which are uncorrelated to traditional asset classes, ML Capital says.

The fund launched with $20m in seed capital and will be the first addition to MontLake in the macro space.

Cyril Delamare, CEO of ML Capital said the systematic macro strategy had been in high demand from investors since the launch of the UCITS platform three years ago.

The Dublin-regulated MontLake UCITS Platform was launched by ML Capital, a European fun......................

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