14.11.2012 - Managed futures fund of fund reveals its approach to emerging manager evaluation
In regards to emerging manager development, Efficient Capital has been considered a leader in this regard. One of the few large funds that may opportunistically direct small allocations within their larger managed futures portfolio to emerging managers, Efficient CIO Grant Jaffarian talks about the real challenges in this strategy. How does one go about identifying emerging talent in managed futures? "Sometimes we uncover talent in niche markets," noted Grant Jaffarian, Chief Investment Officer for Efficient Capital, a managed futures fund that invests in a diverse group of CTAs. "We have invested in emerging CTAs that have traded electricity in Denmark, for instance, and evaluated unique strategies on the Bovespa in Sao Paulo, Brazil."..............................................Full Article: Source
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