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April 2016

Dr. Paul Netherwood, Partner, speaking on CTA Panel at The HFI European Summit 2016

Dr. Paul Netherwood was invited as a panellist on the panel ‘CTAs: are systematic managers back on a roll again?’ at the Hedge Fund Intelligence European Summit 2016  (26-27 April 2016 – Palais de la Bourse, Paris)

CTAs: are systematic managers back on a roll again?

  • Managed futures and CTA managers have started 2016 on buyoant form, generating high returns at a time when most other hedge fund strategies have struggled against a backdrop of elevated volatility in equities and other financial markets.
  • Systematic and quantitative investment strategies are gaining popularity among end-investors.
  • Is the revival of CTA performance a sign of trouble ahead in global markets?
  • What benefits do managed futures funds offer in terms of diversification and decorrelation of returns?