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New fund launched in top-performing futures strategy


London-based systematic investment manager, Aspect Capital, is the latest fund manager to launch an onshore version of its flagship offshore fund in what is currently the best performing UCITS strategy area – managed futures.

The new Irish-domiciled Aspect Diversified Trends Fund is a UCITS III compliant version of the flagship Aspect Diversified Programme.

Anthony Todd: chief executive officer of Aspect

The fund is designed to provide UCITS investors with access to the offshore fund via a transparent, fee-efficient and highly liquid investment vehicle, according to Anthony Todd, chief executive officer of Aspect.

The Aspect Diversified Programme uses a systematic managed futures strategy and seeks to generate alpha from the capture of medium-term trend opportunities across a wide range of highly liquid financial and commodities markets. 

The programme has a track