Top 10 Managed Futures Performers of April by Attain Capital

Managed Futures

While one month’s performance is no way to judge an investment that has 3 to 5 year cycles, a glance at who’s doing well in the different environments month to month can be a useful data point at times. Here’s the top managed futures performers (by return only) for the month gone by:

Note: These programs are not necessarily recommended by Attain. For a list with much more thought behind it – check our semi-annual rankings.

(Disclaimer: past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Programs listed consist of those with at least a 3 year track record tracked by Attain Capital Management for investment by clients via managed accounts and do not represent all available programs in the managed futures universe.  The Max DD represents the worst drawdown of all time for the listed programs). 

Top 10 CTA’s of April
April ROR
Max DD
Min. Invst.
Dreiss Research Corp. (QEP) 12.57% -51.44% 1,000,000
Future Trade AG — Swing 8.86% -29.15% 250,000
Willowbridge Associates — Argo (QEP) 7.09% -47.09% 1,000,000
Welton Investment — Global Directional (QEP) 6.07% -33.18% 5,000,000
Clarke Capital — Jupiter 4.91% -44.78% 3,000,000
KeyQuant SAS — Key Trends (QEP) 4.90% -19.15% 10,000,000
Global Vista Advisors — Options 4.64% -44.05% 50,000
JKI Futures — Etiron 2X Large — Prop. 4.03% -37.27% 1,000,000
Paskewitz Asset Management — Contrarian 3X St. Index (QEP) 4.02% -18.21% 500,000
Tanyard Creek Capital — Livestock 3.93% -14.17% 100,000