Launches & Closures

Man Group targets commodities with novel systematic fund


Man Group has rolled out its first single-manager fund dedicated to the commodities space with the launch of an innovative systematic strategy devised by its Man Systematic Strategies investment operation.

The Man Commodities Fund, which is UCITS-compliant, is designed to offer retail and institutional investors a way to diversify their portfolios away from standard investments in stocks and bonds by giving them exposure to global commodity markets.

Launched with $50 million of seed assets, the fund is actively traded and aims to outperform passive indices and minimise downside risk. It will take liquid, long-only exposure to the Man