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CTA Qbasis taps UK sales chief to bolster ETF

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Liechtenstein-based managed futures firm Qbasis Invest has hired Alistair Evans as UK sales director in a move to expand its London marketing activities. Evans was previously a partner and co-founder of hedge fund marketing outfit GLS. He has also worked at UBS and Merrill Lynch, focusing on the intermediary and wealth manager market.

Evans will focus initially on marketing Qbasis’ new exchange-traded fund, which commenced trading on the Hamburg Stock Exchange on 1 April. The Qbasis Futures Fund replicates the investment strategy of the firm’s flagship managed futures fund of the same name, in a form that is accessible