Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Feb 11 2013 | 7:35am ET
Toronto-based Spartan Fund Management has recently unveiled a new a multi-strategy energy fund.
The Noble Bay Energy Fund, which is managed by Mark Ellis, aims to generate consistent, attractive risk-adjusted returns, with reduced volatility and with low correlation to the North American equity markets. The fund utilizes four sub-strategies—relative value, macro-momentum, yield-options and special situations.
Ellis has over 11 years of experience investing in the energy sector. Prior to founding Noble Bay, he was a founding partner of Rayne Capital, a Calgary-based energy fund that returned over 60% in five years to its investors.
Spartan Fund Management, established in 2006, specializes in experienced emerging Canadian alternative investment managers. Spartan offers both strategy specific funds as well as a multi strategy fund that provides exposure to the broad range of strategies available at Spartan.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitich, CIO of Petty Endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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…
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