Fund launches & closures

Henderson rolls out agriculture-focused hedge fund strategy

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Henderson Global Investors has rolled out a hedge fund providing access to the agriculture investment strategy managed by its Australian-based specialist investment affiliate Attunga Capital. The Henderson Agricultural Fund launched on 1 September with money from institutional clients.

Henderson Group has held a minority stake in Attunga since November 2008. The new Cayman-based fund focuses on relative-value investments within the agriculture sector – which the firm describes as a niche strategy with the asset class – with the aim of exploiting pricing anomalies between soft commodities futures and options, but also trading and investing in agricultural and related commodities.