Launches & Closures

Man launches commodities fund in UCITS format

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Man Group, the global alternative investment manager, has launched a UCITS-compliant global commodities fund.

The underlying investment strategy has been developed by Man Systematic Strategies, an investment manager within Man, for investors looking to diversify portfolios from standard investments in stocks and bonds.

Launched with $50 million of seed assets, the Man Commodities Fund is actively traded and aims to outperform passive indices and minimise downside risk. It will achieve this by obtaining liquid, long-only exposure to the Man Systematic Commodity Index – a proprietary index based on trading in 25 liquid futures contracts in precious metals, industrial metals,