Opalesque Futures Briefing » New Launches http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing Futures Briefing Sun, 20 Nov 2016 23:09:55 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.7.1 en hourly 1 5 More Under-the-Radar and Up-and-Coming Funds http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13242 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13242#comments Sun, 20 Nov 2016 23:09:22 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13242 American Beacon AHL Managed Futures Strategy (AHLIX) is subadvised by Man AHL, one of the largest firms in the alternative investment industry, with $78.6 billion in assets under management and a 25-year track record in systematic strategies. This fund is managed by Matthew Sargaison and Russell Korgaonkar.
Sargaison is the CIO of AHL Partners and served as chief risk officer…

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NuWave Investment Management, LLC Launches Short-Term Futures Portfolio http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13209 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13209#comments Sun, 13 Nov 2016 23:16:57 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13209 NuWave adds intra-day futures program to complement its diversified suite of portfolio offerings; Short-Term Futures Portfolio commenced trading in July of 2016 with $20 million in assets under management.
The Short-Term Futures Portfolio represents a new model set that is entirely focused on short-term directional trading opportunities, yet shares a common heritage with many of NuWave’s existing trading methodologies (borrowing…

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New fund focuses on alternative strategy for Managed Futures http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13201 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13201#comments Sun, 30 Oct 2016 23:04:21 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13201 The new ASG Managed Futures was launched by the Alpha Simplex Group. This subsidiary of the Natixis Group is focused on the management of alternative investments. The Cambridge-based company in the US state of Massachusetts is developing “liquid alternative strategies and portfolio solutions for hedge funds and traditional investment instruments”.
“In an ever more closely networked world, the correlations are…

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Assenagon launches Multi Asset Absolute Return fund http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13095 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13095#comments Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:50:14 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13095 Assenagon Asset Management S.A.’s newly launched Assenagon Multi Asset Absolute Return fund provides risk-optimised access to the absolute return strategies asset class (also known as liquid alternatives) within a UCITS framework with daily liquidity.
Portfolio management can choose from an investment universe of over 500 investment strategies, with core strategies in CTA/managed futures, multi-strategy, risk premia, long/short equities, long/short bonds,…

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Emerging manager specialist to launch multi-strategy hedge fund http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13005 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13005#comments Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:04:39 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13005 Combining its innovative technology platform with innovative emerging quantitative strategies, a Bahamas-based firm is launching a multi-strategy fund that employs managed accounts and charges low fees. Scout Global Funds was originally founded in Sydney and seeded by a family office in 2006. Since then, it has invested in a broad range of emerging CTA and FX trading managers via managed…

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London-based CTA to launch Luxembourg domiciled UCITS fund http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12924 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12924#comments Mon, 01 Aug 2016 01:18:26 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12924 J8 Capital Management and Pairstech Capital Management will launch a Luxembourg domiciled UCITS fund using the same trading strategy as their flagship fund, the J8 Futures Fund, a CTA managed futures fund domiciled in Malta. The launch is expected to take place in the fall.
“We see increasing interest from investors who ask for a UCITS vehicle to gain exposure to…

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London-based CTA to launch Luxembourg domiciled UCITS fund http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12847 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12847#comments Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:50:24 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12847 J8 Capital Management and Pairstech Capital Management will launch a Luxembourg domiciled UCITS fund using the same trading strategy as their flagship fund, the J8 Futures Fund, a CTA managed futures fund domiciled in Malta. The launch is expected to take place in the fall.
The J8 Futures Fund appreciated by 4.50% in June, 10.92% YTD and 12.77% since its December…

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Man Group and American Beacon launch new emerging debt fund http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12708 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12708#comments Mon, 30 May 2016 00:44:17 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12708 American Beacon Advisors, an experienced provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, launched the American Beacon GLG Total Return Fund (Institutional Class: GLGIX, Investor Class: GLGPX) today. The Fund became effective May 20.
The American Beacon GLG Total Return Fund is managed in an absolute-return style focused predominately in fixed income instruments of issuers that are economically tied…

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ShelteR Launches Landmark Alternative UCITS Fund of Funds http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12567 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12567#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 01:22:31 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12567 Luxembourg-based investment management company ShelteR has launched a novel fund-of-UCITS funds that aims to provide investors with access to a portfolio of alternative UCITS fund strategies.
The ShelteR Invest Best Alternative UCITS Fund is a Luxembourg UCITS fund that targets a gross annual return of 6% with volatility similar to bond markets, according to a statement by ShelteR (which intentionally capitalizes…

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361 Capital Files to Launch 361 Domestic Long/Short Equity Fund http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12476 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12476#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:53:16 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=12476 361 Capital, an award-winning* investment firm specializing in liquid alternative mutual funds, has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch the 361 Domestic Long/Short Equity Fund. Sub-advised by Los Angeles-based Analytic Investors, the Fund intends to buy securities long that they believe will outperform the U.S. equity market, and intends to sell securities short they believe will…

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