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New Managers September 2017

BULLETIN: A&P Emerging Manager Index

Marto Capital poaches Tudor quant

Jean Gabriel Prince has joined Marto Capital as head of quantitative research after nearly two years at Tudor, reported eFinancial Careers. He was brought in as a senior quantitative researcher at Paul Tudor Jones' hedge fund, to develop a macro trading strategy in Python, and led a machine learning project overseeing a team of 10 researchers, quants and analysts.

Marto Capital is a hedge fund launched in 2015 by Katina Stefenova, who worked at Bridgewater Associates in various senior roles over the course of nine years at the firm. Despite kicking off two years ago, Marto Capital only started managing external capital after a $100m cash injection in March, according to Institutional Investor.

A&P Emerging Manager Index -0.03% in August, 6.22% YTD

The A&P Emerging Manager Index (APEM Index©) was slightly down for the month of August at -0.03%, with YTD performance of 6.22%.

The A&P Emerging Manager UCITS Index (A&P EMU Index©) posted a positive performance for August of 0.34% with YTD performance of 6.08%

In general, hedge funds produced another positive month in August, largely driven by emerging market hedge funds and CTAs. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returned an estimated 0.67% in August and the S&P ending up slightly at 0.05%.

Advisors & Partners LLP launched the A&P Emerging Manager Index (APEM Index©) on the 1st December 2015 and the A&P Emerging Manager UCITS Index on the 1st January 2017. Both the APEM index© and the A&P EMU Index© is designed to offer investors, who have a particular interest in early stage hedge fund investing, an effective research and benchmarking tool and to provide better visibility to asset managers who have launched new regulated offshore and onshore hedge fund investment prod......................

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