Systematic group SMN set to spread its wings

Thu Jan 21, 2010




Despite a poor year for CTAs in 2009, the long-established operation is looking to expand its investor base beyond its home market in Austria on the strength of its long-term track record

The year 2009 may not have been a vintage one for CTAs, but there is still no shortage of systematic trend-following firms in Europe with strong-looking long-term track records.

 
Alexander Svoboda and Michael Neubauer


One which only came on to the radar screen recently for EuroHedge readers is SMN Diversified, which has been trading since way back in 1996 and can boast a proud track record with compound net annualised gains of about 10%.

SMN has an organisational structure based on two locations - Hamilton in Bermuda, which is the location for portfolio management, research and trading; and Austrian capital Vienna, the home base of the team and the centre for marketing and distribution, product management, risk...

TAKE A FREE TRIAL

The full contents of this article are only available to active EuroHedge subscribers and trialists.

To continue reading please,
take a free trialsubscribe or log in to EuroHedge.

Subscribe

Subscribers have unlimited access to all current content, including hedge fund performance Live League Tables. Start your subscription today - click on the button below.

Subscribe now