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Context Asset Management launches macro fund

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Context Asset Management has filed for its second fund the Context Macro Opportunities fund, according to SEC filings. The fund will focus on multiple macro strategies including break-even inflation trading, capital structure arbitrage, hedged mortgage-backed securities trading, and volatility spread trading.

Conext launched its first fund in April of this year, that fund - Context Alternative Strategies Fund (CALTX), is a multi-manager, multi-strategy fund. Sub-advisors for CALTX include Highland Capital Management; Phineus Partners; Kellner Capital; Weatherbie Capital; ESM Management; Armory Funds; First Principles Capital Management, and Del Mar.

First Principles Capital Management will be the sub-advisor on the second fund. First Principals is based in New York and Atlanta, with approximately $10 billion in assets under management. The firm focuses primarily on fixed income and derivatives trading.

As with CALTX, the Macro Opportunities fund is a hedged mutual fund. CALTX was most recently made available on the Fidelity, Pershing and Charles Schwab investment platforms.

As a firm, Context Asset Management is relatively new having only been formed in Q1 of this year, but has been successful in attracting assets to the first fund, and now filing the second.

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