Launches & Closures

Finnish hedge fund manager launches UCITS compliant fund


Finnish hedge fund manager Estlander & Partners has launched a UCITS III compliant fund.

The German-domiciled fund UCITS fund, Estlander & Partners Freedom Fund UI, is a clone of its non-UCITS freedom fund. It uses a combination of the company’s long-term managed futures strategies Global XL and Alpha Trend.

Martin Estlander: chief executive of Estlander & Partners

The strategies have the freedom to dynamically allocate risk exposure to the following asset classes: equity indices, interest rates, currencies and commodity indices. They rely on proprietary methodologies for the quantitative analysis of market prices and fundamental information.

The fund will initially be distributed in the German market. Other European countries will