Opalesque Industry Update: Spartan Fund Management Inc. has launched the onTREND Fund, a discretionary trend following fund
focused on listed North American equities. The strategy of the Fund incorporates a
quantitative trend following system, overlayed with fundamental analysis, that is
utilized on a discretionary basis to enter into both long and short positions.|
The Chief Strategist of the Fund is Timothy Burgess who has 20 years experience trading equities. Tim began his trading career in 1993 holding increasingly senior positions in the capital markets industry. Tim received his MBA from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management in 1993 and attained his CFA designation in 2006.
Tim has extensive experience utilizing similar trend following strategies trading proprietary capital since 2005 during which time he produced annualized returns in excess of 20% (net of fees and expenses).