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Cantab launches global macro strategy on UCITS platform


Cantab Capital Partners, the UK-based systematic global macro specialist, has unveiled an Irish-domiciled UCITS fund, which it has recently launched on the Matrix Money Management platform.

The Cantab Quantitative UCITS Fund, launched in July 2011, uses the same investment strategy as the offshore CCP Quantitative Fund but is subject to UCITS investment restrictions.

The Cambridge-based hedge fund manager, which has total assets under management of $1.7 billion, was founded in 2006 by Dr Ewan Kirk, Erich Schlaikjer and Chris Pugh. Dr Tom Howat became a partner in 2011. 

Dr Kirk, CIO/CEO of Cantab Capital Partners, says:  “The systematic macro