Hedge Funds

Prop trader BlackCat opens up systematic strategy to investors with White Tiger multi-asset-class futures trading programme


London-based trading firm BlackCat Capital Partners is setting up a pooled fund through which to offer access to its proprietary fully automated systematic trading platform.

BlackCat, which was founded by Matthew Breakwell and John Reeve, began trading in April 2008. Breakwell previously spent about 15 years managing early-stage companies. Reeve has a background in the telecommunications industry and has traded the equity and futures markets for more than a decade using a systematic approach.

Another key member of the team is Wei Xia, BlackCat's head of investment research and risk management, who has worked at two of London's biggest and