Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Mar 30 2010 | 7:07pm ET
LGT Capital Partners will launch Britain’s first UCITS III-compliant managed futures fund next month.
The new vehicle will be a regulation-friendly version of LGT’s US$630 million Crown Managed Futures Fund and will track a UCITS-complaint index. LGT is targeting a 10% annual return for the Crown Management Futures Newcits Fund, which will be managed by George Coplit and his commodity trading adviser and macro team, CityWire reports.
To date, the non-UCITS fund has posted 7.4% annualized returns since inception almost a decade ago.
Pfäffikon, Switzerland-based LGT will seed the new fund with at least US$20 million. It will charge a 1.5% management fee and 7.5% performance fee with a high water mark.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...