Managed Futures didn’t have the best start to 2017 it we’re specifically referencing performance, but there are glimmers of light worth mentioning from Preqin’s Q1 Hedge Fund Quarterly report. While Preqin estimates the industry was down -0.30% over the first three months of the year, more and more CTAs have set up shop.
Despite performance difficulties, managers see more opportunities in the CTA space: 11% of funds launched in Q1 2017 were CTAs, up from 8% the previous quarter.Gates Capital Returns 32.7% Tries To Do “Fewer Things Better”
Gates Capital Management's Excess Cash Flow (ECF) Value Funds have returned 14.5% net over the past 25 years, and in 2021, the fund manager continued to outperform. Due to an "absence of large mistakes" during the year, coupled with an "attractive environment for corporate events," the group's flagship ECF Value Fund, L.P returned 32.7% last Read More
If we’re looking for a big picture at fund launches – here’s a breakdown by core strategies by quarter since Q2 2016.
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