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New Managers September 2013

Fund Profiles: Root Global Opportunities, Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund, Varus Capital, Maglan Distressed Fund

Root Global Opportunities bets on 'powerful trends' in agricultural commodities Allen Root

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva (July 29th, 2013):

The agricultural commodities market might gyrate enough to make many investors break into a sweat, but those who keep their eyes on the cycles and the context can remain cool this summer. An emerging hedge fund manager explains why. Allen RootĂ‚ has spent the last twelve years running long/short hedge funds, the last one at Altima Partners which he joined in 2009... When Altima closed their New York office in 2011, Root started organising his own hedge fund, Root Capital, which would be a re-launch of the agriculture sector portfolio he used to manage.

He stuck to the strategy because he believes that some of the trends that are going on in agricultural markets are powerful and sustainable.

Read the full article here: http://www.opalesque.com/647418/Root_Global_Opportunities_bets_on_in741.html

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Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund 10.19% YTD, bets on medium-term investing

Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia

TheĂ‚ Balkan Emerging Frontiers (BEF) FundĂ‚ was up 1.85% in July (+10.19% YTD) and posted better returns than other mutual funds investing in the Western Balkans regions, the firm said as it celebrate its third year anniversary. Ind......................

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