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Lyster Watson offers replicators, patents rating and ranking system

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Lyster Watson & Co has patented True Alpha, which is a hedge fund rating and ranking system that is used to indentify hedge fund managers based on a comparison of returns and volatility among managers, and is also the basis for a series of hedge fund replicator products.

The rankings are used by Lyster Watson's portfolio management team to distinguish those managers who have demonstrated skill to generate above-average returns with less volatility. The system is used to develop customised solutions for investors seeking absolute returns in a liquid and transparent format, said Robert Watson, chief investment officer and