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Top Ten Managers: From a new database

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

TOP TEN

We will feature top managers from a different database every month. The list below comes from Managed Futures Europe, a relatively new database that contains 574 programs with combined assets under management of $36 billion. The database has investment programs from all over the world, but the emphasis is on companies trading in Europe. Of the programs, 55% are systematic, 11% are option specialists, 19% are forex traders, and the rest are in other strategies.

Managed Futures Europe December 2008 Top Ten Programs

ProgramCompanyDecember2008 Annual
FTSE 100 Index Options (leveraged and uninsured)Oxeye Capital Management 34.7%7.8%
Pere Trading ProgramPere Trading Group LLC 20.3%131%
Global DiversifiedVillano Capital Management Inc. 17.5%76.5%
International Equity Plus FundSchindler Trading 17.4%- 30%
MS4Futures Truth CO15%50.9%
FX & Financial ProgramClarke Capital Management Inc.13.3%60%
Magic Capital Fund LPWashington Asset Advisors LLC12%6.5%
Magic Capital Fund Ltd.Washington Asset Advisors LLC12%7.7%
OptionsArborVitae Capital11.6%13.7%
Superfund Gold B SPC Superfund Trading Management Inc10.8%44%



 
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