Sat, Mar 28, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Cantab Capital Partners closes its flagship CCP Strategy

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Ewan Kirk
Opalesque Industry Update - Cantab Capital Partners, the systematic global macro manager, has closed its flagship CCP Quantitative strategy to new investors.

The strategy was launched in 2007; it currently manages $4,5 billion in assets.

The strategy was closed because it has grown to optimal capacity, according to Dr Ewan Kirk, CIO and founding partner of Cantab. The strategy is currently at the optimal size for us to continue delivering attractive risk adjusted returns to our investors, he said. Our efforts are focused on sustaining the performance and continuing to produce the returns with limited correlation to other CTAs and asset classes.

Based in Cambridge, England, the home of Cambridge University, Cantab prides itself on its ties to academia, applying the brainpower in its midst to systematic investing. The firms team consists of 37 employees, most of whom are fully dedicated to research and trading.

The CCP Quantitative Fund was launched nearly 6 years ago with just $30 million in assets under management. The strong growth of the firm is due to Cantabs high-quality team, world class technology, robust high-performance models, state-of-the-art risk management, and high levels of liquidity and transparency.

Investor interest in the strategy is testament to Cantabs ability to deliver alpha. The firm implements its investment strategy by constructing a portfolio of multiple models across three broadly uncorrelated sources of return and clusters of models value, medium term momentum and short-term trading.

Dr. Kirk added: We are extremely pleased with the continued support from our investors which, combined with the hard work and dedication of our team, has allowed us to reach this point.

Press release

bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
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. Other Voices: Does the hedge fund industry benefit society?[more]

    This article was authored by Don Steinbrugge, Chairman of Agecroft Partners, a US-based global consulting and third party marketing firm for hedge funds. It is no secret that the hedge fund industry is viewed negatively by a la

  2. Private credit comes into focus for investors[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: As investors look for a way out of the low yield/no yield environment, private credit is becoming an increasingly attractive asset class, according to a white paper from Bayshore Capital Advisors. Private credit has grown steadily since the financial crisis as

  3. Other Voices: The role of diversification in CTA portfolios[more]

    2014 brought a resurgence of managed futures strategies, or CTAs, which performed very well as a whole, outperforming all other hedge fund strategies. However, a closer look reveals that there was a wide range of performance, or return dispersion, across managers. The bottom line? Not all CTAs

  4. Neuberger Berman unit buys 20% stake in activist hedge fund Jana Partners for $2bn[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Neuberger Berman’s unit Dyal Capital Partners bought a 20% stake in activist hedge fund firm Jana Partners worth $2bn, WSJ.com reports. The deal comes as activi

  5. Hedge fund launches fall again, $1bn funds found to outperform even smaller hedge funds[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The number of new hedge fund launches fell again in 2014, the third consecutive year of decline, while fund liquidations saw their first drop since 2010, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Industry Report released by industry data provider HFR. Acc

 

banner