Alix Capital Launches Investable Single-Strategy UCITS Indices

Feb 21 2012 | 7:46am ET

Geneva-based Alix Capital has launched a family of investable indices tracking single UCITS hedge fund strategies.

The UAIX indices will track commodities, CTAs, fixed income, long/short equity and volatility. Each index is composed of six to 15 underlying UCITS hedge funds and rebalanced quarterly. The objective, according to an Alix statement, is to “replicate and outperform each respective UCITS Alternative Index benchmark.” To be included in a UAIX index, funds must be UCITS compliant, manage at least €30 million and accept new investments.

Alix, which also provides the UCITS Alternative Index family, says the indexes are based on its proprietary systematic model. They are built using UCITS compliant methodology and are designed to offer weekly pricing.

Said Alix Capital CEO Louis Zanolin in a statement: “The UAIX indices have been developed in response to investors’ demand for single-strategy UCITS hedge funds investable benchmarks. After months of research we are very proud to release this innovative UCITS hedge funds index family. While the first investment solutions based on the UAIX indices have already been launched via dedicated managed accounts, we are currently working with third-party financial products providers to build investment solutions linked to the UAIX indices. The creation of single-strategy replicable benchmarks such as the UAIX indices is a natural evolution of the ever developing UCITS hedge funds industry.”

Alix Capital is an investment company specializing in regulated alternative investments.


In Depth

Why Ponzi Schemes Work: An In-Depth Look At The Allen Stanford Fraud

Dec 21 2014 | 10:30am ET

Texan Allen Stanford first appeared on the radars of financial regulators in 1997...

Lifestyle

Hedgie Funds US Squash Program

Dec 24 2014 | 8:46am ET

Squash, anyone?

Guest Contributor

EidoSearch’s Top Three Market Projections For 2015

Dec 23 2014 | 4:03am ET

It is that time of year again when prognosticators make their big market calls for...

 

Sponsored Content

Editor's Note

    Guidelines for Guest Articles

    Oct 22 2014 | 9:46am ET

    We are always looking for guest articles from hedge fund managers and buy-side firms.

    If you are interested in submitting a contributed piece for possible publication on FINalternatives, please take a look at the specs. Read more…

 

Futures Magazine

December 2014 Cover

Futures 2014 person of the year

Jeff Sprecher was simply looking for a platform to trade energies when launching ICE 14 years ago but it has grown to reach the pinnacle of both the listed futures and equities world.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.