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New Managers November 2017

BULLETIN: Quantopian, A&P Emerging Manager Index

Quantopian CIO departs as "crowdsourced" hedge fund's performance disappoints

Quantopian's chief investment officer has left the "crowdsourced" hedge fund backed by Steven Cohen, after the nascent $50m fund it manages turned in disappointing results since its summer launch, according to the Financial Times.

Jonathan Larkin, the CIO of Quantopian's hedge fund, had recently "parted ways" with the company, according to a notice posted on its website by John Fawcett, the company's chief executive. People familiar with the matter said that Mr Larkin left the company in September

https://www.ft.com/content/29b106d2-1f1e-366fa967-c4be1e5940ba A&P Emerging Manager Index 1.62% in October, 8.70% YTD

Both the A&P Emerging Manager Index and the A&P Emerging Manager UCITS Index produced solid performances in October with the APEM Index© returning 1.62% with YTD performance of 8.70% and the A&P EMU Index© returning 1.70% with YTD performance of 9.15%

Hedge Funds produced their strongest month of this year in October with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returning an estimated 1.26% in October, bringing gains of 6.91% so far this year and the best yearly performance for Hedge Funds since 2013. October also marks the 12th consecutive month of positive performance for hedge funds.

Advisors & Partners LLP launched the A&P Emerging Manager 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 products.

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