Natixis, Aurora Launch Multi-Strategy Mutual Fund Of Hedge Funds

Mar 28 2013 | 9:46am ET

Natixis Global Asset Management has launched a new mutual fund of hedge funds.

The Aurora Horizons Fund is a multi-strategy fund managed by fund of funds shop Aurora Investment Management, led by CEO and portfolio manager Roxanne Martino and three other Aurora executives. The fund features dynamic allocations to sub-advisors running a variety of strategies.

"We are pleased to offer the Aurora Horizons Fund, which gives investors access to investment talent not previously available to them in a mutual-fund format," Natixis U.S. distribution CEO David Giunta said.

In addition to Martino, Aurora President Scott Schweighauser and chief investment officer Justin Sheperd serve as portfolio managers, with Anne Marie Morley handling operational due diligence.

"The new Aurora Horizons Fund provides investors with a liquid alternative to traditional hedge fund investments," Schweighauser said. "We actively reallocate the portfolio to a set of proven alternative investment managers to help the fund's shareholders benefit from market fluctuations and strategy performance trends."


In Depth

Kettera Q&A: The Advantages of Alternative Investment Platforms

Oct 28 2016 | 5:52pm ET

The past several years have seen a distinct push towards easier and cheaper access...

Lifestyle

Midtown's Plaza District Fades As Manhattan Office Landscape Shifts

Nov 22 2016 | 6:32pm ET

Lower leasing costs, more efficient office space and the hope of projecting an image...

Guest Contributor

Nowhere to Hide: Why the Future of Asset Management Depends on Innovation

Nov 15 2016 | 6:55pm ET

Information technology has reshaped the asset management industry’s periphery,...

 

From the current issue of

Chicago-based independent futures brokerage and clearing firm R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO) has hired industry veteran Daniel Staniford as Executive Director, responsible for the firm’s institutional business development in New York and London.

AVAILABLE NOW at BARNES & NOBLE

NEWSTAND LOCATOR