Managed Futures Funds

Patrick Welton, Welton Investment Corporation: “Yield-starved investors in a flat recovery cycle simply can’t afford to confuse a beta manager for an alpha manager”

Dr Patrick Welton, chief executive of Welton Investment Corporation, says the firm’s flagship Global Directional Portfolio programme, which was launched in 2004 and now has some USD1bn in assets under management, aims to capitalise on the full range of investment opportunities available in the global futures markets, spanning multiple asset classes, strategy types, holding periods and directionality. »

The Interview – Aref Karim, Quality Capital Management: “We see managed futures playing a bigger part in a portfolio as uncertainties prevail in traditional markets”

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management, which has just launched its 14-year-old managed futures strategy through an onshore Ucits III fund vehicle, says CTAs stand to benef »

The Interview - William Wong, Qbasis Capital Management: "Our liquidity and low correlation to other asset classes provide us with an edge over other funds"

William Wong, director of Qbasis Capital Management, argues that after a successful year in 2008 while other hedge fund strategies stumbled, the firm's systematic managed futures funds »

The Interview: Robert Hounshell, Lexington Asset Management: "Expect to see commodity inflation on the horizon"

Robert Hounshell, head of trading at Lexington Asset Management, says the diversification offered by the firm's managed futures tradi »

The Interview - Paul Netherwood, Beach Horizon: "We expect investor interest in managed futures to increase significantly in the year ahead"

Dr Paul Netherwood, a partner with managed futures specialist Beach Horizon, says the strategy is set to increase its appeal not only because of it »

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