Sat, Apr 19, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Opalesque Futures Intelligence

Top Ten: Alpha Titans

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Alpha Titans

This lineup is from the Alpha Titans fund of funds portfolio, which contains other managers that we left out because their strategies are not the subject of this publication. We focus on managed futures, global macro and quantitative trading. So, for instance, Paulson & Co. is part of the portfolio but does not fit our topic. For the record, the 2009 top performing Alpha Titan was Citadel Kensington, which is not on our list.

We have included the 2008 returns so as to provide a longer term perspective and brief strategy descriptions because these managers have different strategies. However, some of them may fit more than one of these descriptors.
 

Fund 2009 Return 2008 Return Strategy
Capital Fund Mgmt.
Stratus Fund 2x
30.9% 13.9% Quant Trading
Moore Global Investments 20.6% -4.7% Global Macro
Brevan Howard Fund 18% 20.4% Global Macro, Relative Value
Tudor BVI Global Fund 16.5% -4.9% Global Macro
Tewksbury Investment Fund 10.5% 10.9% CTA
DE Shaw Oculus Fund 8.7% 6.8% Quant Trading
Balyasny Atlas Global Investments 8.6% 0.5% Multi-Strategy
Caxton Global Investment Fund 6.2% 13% Global Macro
Bridgewater Pure Alpha II 2% 9.4% Quant Trading
Winton Futures -4.6% 21% CTA



 
This article was published in Opalesque Futures Intelligence.
Opalesque Futures Intelligence
Opalesque Futures Intelligence
Opalesque Futures Intelligence
Banner
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: Classic Auto Funds Limited (CAF) launches several car investing funds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: A new trend in alternative alternatives is emerging - car appreciation funds. Classic Auto Funds Limited (CAF) is the first to market with several funds that make super elite luxury cars into real asset investments. As a result of growing overseas demand couple

  2. Investing – Big hedge funds bought Puerto Rico's junk bonds, Fidelity explores new trading venue amid flash trade concerns, Crisis-era Greek bonds reward early buyers with big effective returns, Cargill unit discloses stake in Freddie preferred[more]

    Big hedge funds bought Puerto Rico's junk bonds From Reuters.com: Several large hedge funds doubled down on Puerto Rico in last month's giant bond sale despite the U.S. territory's financial struggles, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing confidential documents reviewed by the newspa

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: Hedge fund replicators evolve[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hedge fund replicators as a group of products tend to get a bad rap from hedge fund managers who suggest that the best a replicator can offer is dynamic beta capture. A

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Pensions, endowments, family offices reconsider life settlement investments[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hedge funds were once the largest investors in the life settlement industry, now the industry is seeing more interest from pensions, endowments and family offices directly. Life settlements have always been considered a niche part of the investing landscape, an

  5. SEC allows investment funds to use social media[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released new guidance letting investment funds and advisors use social media to promote client reviews. The guidance seeks to assist investment managers in developing compliance policies and procedures reasonably