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Global Maritime Investments

Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Achieves uncorrelated returns by investing in both the derivatives and the physical shipping market.

A SQUARE :: 13Feb07 Global Maritime Investments
Category Shipping
Faculty Paul Barbour
Expertise Global Maritime Investing
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Focus: it is the only fund to invest in both the derivatives and the physical shipping market. Currently focuses on the dry bulk market and on the Panamax sector as this is where the greatest volatility can currently be found and it offers the highest liquidity.

Developments: will start trading the Capesize and Handymax sectors as the fund grows. The fund has developed a software system around the proprietary freight portfolio management system, Neptune, which provides “comprehensive freight position management, complete forward pricing and allows the trading portfolio to be thoroughly risk managed”.
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