Hedge Funds

LGT’s Castle indulges in more CTAs and macro


The $561 million Castle Alternative Invest, which is managed by LGT Capital Partners, is currently overweight commodity trading advisers/macro managers, now accounting for some  32% of the portfolio, to take advantage of the anticipated volatility and global market trends.

While 2011 will continue to be a macro-driven, volatile investment environment, Thomas Weber, chief investment officer hedge funds at LGT Capital Partners, said that corporate activity, emerging markets, natural resources and sovereign risk will be key themes for the coming year.

“We believe that monetary stimulus will continue to drive markets over the next three to six months. As