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EEA launches managed futures UCITS fund

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Alternatives asset fund manager, EEA Fund Management, has launched an Irish-domiciled managed futures UCITS fund.

EEA Diversified Trends is designed to replicate the diversified program – the asset manager’s managed futures trading strategy.

The EEA Diversified Program employs a trend following strategy developed by EEA head of trading Darran Goodwin, who manages the fund. The portfolio will typically include long and short positions in equity indices, bonds, currencies and commodities and futures contracts are used to gain this exposure.

As with most CTA programs, asset allocation in the new fund is dictated by the underlying systematic model, which is overseen