Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Jan 3 2008 | 12:43pm ET
Toronto-based Integrated Managed Futures Corp. today unveiled two new trading programs. The IMFC Multi Strategy Program will invest the bulk of its assets in the firm’s existing IMFC Global Investment Program, and 10% in its new IMFC FxVol Program.
IMFC’s diversified trend following Global Investment Program, which started trading last February, gained some 17% in 2007. The program currently manages some C$4 million in assets under management.
The FxVol program invests in a balanced portfolio of both long and short volatility trades in the OTC FX options markets. The strategy generally maintains a net long “volatility” bias and is never short uncovered, or “naked” options, according to the firm. The manager of the FxVol Program is James Rider, who joined IMFC last month. Previously, Rider co-founded Volatility Research & Trading, and directed the firm’s research and programming with respect to limited loss volatility based trading strategies in the foreign exchange market.
IMFC is the managed futures arm of Integrated Asset Management Corp. which manages some C$3 billion in assets and committed capital under management in private corporate debt, private equity, real estate, managed futures and retail alternative investments.
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 ...