The Top 10 Managed Futures Performers of May by Attain Capital

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. (Be on the lookout for the latest semi-annual rankings in the coming weeks).

 (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 May
May ROR
Max DD
Min. Invst.
Strategic Ag Trading — Balanced 7.79% -37.35% 100,000
Bayou City Capital, LP — (QEP) 7.09% -80.35% 100,000
Dreiss Research Corporation — (QEP) 6.98% -51.44% 1,000,000
Kelly Angle, Inc. — Genesis (QEP) 6.98% -45.59% 2,000,000
Serac — Diversified (QEP) 6.67% -16.37% 200,000
Insignia Managed Capital — Medallion (QEP) 6.35% -30.78% 50,000
Estlander & Partners — Global XL (QEP) 6.34% -28.15% 5,000,000
KeyQuant SAS — Key Trends (QEP) 6.10% -19.15% 10,000,000
Rho Asset Management AG — Altius (QEP) 6.00% -27.38% 10,000,000
Tanyard Creek Capital, LLC — Livestock 5.92% -14.17% 100,000