News

CTAs start to mount recovery from first half losses

One River systematic fund was down double digits in H1


KeyQuant eyes fresh trends after ECB’s move to end QE

Central bank dislocation ‘a good thing’, says Paris-based trend-follower

San Diego fund eyes alt risk premia, managed futures

The $8bn pension to make a decision in September on adding strategy



MFA general counsel Kaswell to step down

Stuart Kaswell has been in the role for a decade


GAM writes down Cantab acquisition

Swiss asset manager books $59m impairment charge reflecting ‘lower AuM and cash flows’


Aspect launches tactical opportunities fund vehicle

The managed futures program has around $200m in assets


Dax-focused CTA McLean closes funds

Systematic manager reverts to running managed accounts


RJO hires Goldman MD to build out energy and metals business

Joseph Raia was global head of commodity futures sales at investment bank


Aspect hires ex-Och-Ziff MD for Asia expansion

Jumpei Ibuki will focus on Korea and Japan-based clients from the CTA’s Hong Kong office


Trend-followers mount recovery in June

Big name funds bounce back from heavy losses in May


ReSolve AM acquires Acorn Global Investments

Toronto-based manager adds CTA to systematic strategy line-up


Arctic Blue readies systematic global equity Ucits

H2O-owned firm to launch fund with €50m internal seeding


Winton WFOE gets China PFM licence

Asia subsidiary acted as consultant to Fortune SG on first mainland CTA




NFA launches first on-site Asia exam sweep

Agency flying to Hong Kong for first examinations


Fort appoints new COO and CCO to complete reshuffle

Stuart Bohart named COO and deputy Drew Keller adds CCO title


Flash crashes in futures markets ‘not on the rise’, CFTC study finds

MIB finds no signs of market fragility causing disruptive price movements


Ex-Engelhart founders prep commodity fund

London-based KLI Asset Management expected to launch later this year


CTAs suffer third straight month of redemptions

Fewer products see outflows in May than in April