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Winton and Deutsche join up for UCITS launch

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A UCITS III-compliant version of Winton Capital Management’s flagship managed futures Diversified Program is launching on Deutsche Bank’s Platinum fund platform.

The new DB Platinum IV dbX Systematic Alpha Index Fund is linked to the performance of the dbX Systematic Alpha Index. Winton will select exposure to components of the index across some 100 global exchange-traded futures, forwards and options markets on commodities, equity indices, bonds, short-term interest rates and currencies.

Winton’s Diversified Program, which is available for investment via the BVI-domiciled Winton Futures Fund, has produced an annualised return of 17.07% since inception in October 1997. Winton, founded