Martello Launches Resources Fund Of Hedge Funds

Feb 12 2008 | 3:20pm ET

Martello Investment Management has launched the Martello Resources Fund SPC, a commodities-focused fund of hedge funds, with $17 million in assets.

The majority of the fund’s assets are invested with hedge fund managers who focus on two trading styles: long/short equity sector specialists using fundamentally-driven discretionary approaches, and systematic traders using quantitative strategies. The Resources Fund will have exposure to both the equities of commodities companies and direct investments in the resources themselves, in the form of listed futures and options, over-the-counter derivatives or physical contracts.

“This fund is positioned to provide diversification to an overall investment portfolio by benefiting from the longer term opportunities in resources and commodities,” said David McCarthy, Martello’s founder and chief investment officer.

The Resources fund charges a 1% management fee and a 10% performance fee. Its minimum investment requirement is $1 million.

Great Barrington, Mass.-based Martello was founded in 2002 and currently manages and advises on $900 million in client assets.


In Depth

GSAM’s Papagiannis on Liquid Alternatives

May 25 2016 | 5:07pm ET

The popularity of liquid alternatives strategies has blossomed in recent years,...

Lifestyle

From Modern Trader: Stephen Curry is a Black Swan

May 18 2016 | 7:43pm ET

What do the rise of the Internet, the sinking of the Titanic, 9/11, and Stephen...

Guest Contributor

LendingClub and the Question of Internal Hedge Funds

May 19 2016 | 8:42pm ET

Peer-to-peer lending platform LendingClub Corp. has been in the news since the firm...