UK’s Cantab Launches UCITS III-Compliant Fund

Nov 4 2010 | 12:14pm ET

Cambridge, England-based Cantab Capital Partners, an alternative investment company, is preparing to launch the Cantab Quantitative UCITS Fund.
 
Cantab’s offshore CCP Quantitative Fund, launched in March 2007, has posted an annualized return of 13.3% from inception to date, boasting a low correlation to both equities and the hedge fund universe in general. Cantab’s assets now stand at over $1 billion.
 
According to CEO Dr Ewan Kirk, Cantab’s alpha generation comes from “a basket of sophisticated and robust statistical models.” Kirk says the return stream is highly diversified, using many individual models and over 250 sub-models across a range of timescales to “harvest medium term momentum, value orientated and short-term returns.”
 
Cantab trades over 60 macro markets worldwide and expects “significant” demand for the UCIT III-compliant vehicle.
 
Cantab is launching the Cantab Quantitative UCITS Fund on Matrix Group’s platform and expects to open in January 2011.

In Depth

Fundraising for Mid-Sized PE Funds: Should You Use a Registered B/D?

Dec 6 2016 | 7:18pm ET

When does a fund sponsor need to use a registered broker/dealer when raising capital...

Lifestyle

Trump Attends 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party Dressed As...Himself

Dec 5 2016 | 11:16pm ET

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attended a "Villains and Heroes" costume party...

Guest Contributor

A Hard Look At Your ‘Soft’ Hedge Fund Marketing Information

Dec 8 2016 | 9:03pm ET

Conventional wisdom holds that due diligence examines quantitative as well as qualitative...

 

From the current issue of

Since the inception of Modern Trader, a core editorial theme has centered on the wisdom and power of crowds. Editorial emphasis has focused on companies and projects engaged in the collection and analysis of information. 

AVAILABLE NOW at BARNES & NOBLE

NEWSTAND LOCATOR