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DIM Funds wins ABN Amro's

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Matthias Knab, Opalesque:

During the 6th Amsterdam Investor Forum at ABN AMRO's Amsterdam head office, five alternative fund managers competed giving a 3 minute pitch to the audience at the "AIF Factor", one of the highlights of the day. The Delegates - 250+ professional investors and managers - casted their votes and appointed DIM Funds PV Buyback USA fund as the most convincing pitch and the 2017 AIF Factor winner.

The other shortlisted funds were:

  • Ashenden Trend Plus Fund
  • BlackRock, BFS Multi Manager Alternative Strategies Fund
  • ABR Dynamic Blend Equity and Volatility Fund
  • Tolomeo SquarePoint Global Equities
  • The winning DIM Funds PV Buyback USA fund invests in small and medium size companies listed in the United States that have announced a share buyback program. The investment strategy is the result of 30 years of academic research that confirms that the market underreacts to open market repurchases.

    All other funds, selected from over 100 applicants, deserve interest as well:

    Ashenden Trend Plus invests in futures, but also in single name stocks. The fund can also exploit intra-day opportunities. Breakdown: Daily Trend Follower: 45% Intraday Trend Follower: 25% Intraday Reversion: 19% Intraday Directional Trader: 10% Intraday Carry: 1%.

    The Blackrock BSF Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund (MMA) seeks to generate returns acros......................

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