Ecofin unveils long/short oil and gas fund carve-out

Fri Oct 21, 2011



Daniel Lacalle
Ecofin, the $1.8 billion utilities specialist, has launched a new long/short fund focused entirely on the global oil and gas sector.

The new fund runs a strategy that has already been traded for two years at Ecofin, and which is used to trade the oil and gas book for the firm's Ecofin Global Long/Short UCITS offering.

The book, one of four components of the UCITS fund, has been performing well so far and unaudited numbers show it to be up around 25% since January 2010 - with low volatility of around 8%.

The Ecofin Oil & Gas Fund is managed by Daniel Lacalle. It launched on 1 September with...

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