Opalesque Industry Update - Amati Global Investors announced the launch of its new managed futures fund, the Amati Systematic Trend Fund (“The Fund”), which is a SICAV fund administered and regulated in Malta (non-UCITS). |
The Fund was established by two former traders from BP's International Trading Division, Chris Allen and Gordon Izatt, along with Eurex options trader Jason Rolf. Chris Allen and Gordon Izatt set up a systematic trading business at BP in 1998, based on a computer trading model that invested in futures in a wide range of markets using a trend following system. This proved extremely successful and the pair went on to manage a substantial trading book using this model for BP from 1998 to 2009.