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Swedish CTA manager starts marketing new UCITS multi-strategy fund

Thursday, September 01, 2011
RPM Risk & Portfolio Management AB, has received approval from the Financial Supervisory Authority, CSSF, in Luxembourg to start marketing its UCITS compliant multi-strategy fund “RPM Directional”.

The fund (a sub-fund of RPM FCP, a UCITS compliant Luxembourg FCP) will be launched together with Alceda Fund Management S.A. on September 1, 2011. Alceda will serve as the Fund’s management company while RPM will act as investment advisor to the fund.

The RPM Directional Fund will combine a selection of directional strategies that have different inherent characteristics. With trend following strategies serving as the core allocation; short-term and fundamental strategies will act as complementary performance drivers, seeking to give the product a unique return over risk profi le. Portfolio allocations will be adjusted dynamically in accordance with the perceived market opportunities as identifi ed by the investment advisor.

(press release)

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, RPM is a specialized investment manager focusing on CTA and Global Macro strategies. RPM currently advises on assets of over USD 6 billion. RPM is authorized and regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Based in Luxembourg, Alceda has been one of the fastest growing structuring specialists in Europe, with current assets under administration of over EUR 4.5 billion across a variety of different products. With a team of over 45 specialists, Alceda focuses on providing institutional investors, asset/fund managers, banks and family offi ces with tailored investment solutions.


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