Launches & Closures

BAML launches UCITS commodity alternative


Bank of America Merrill Lynch has launched a long/short index commodity alpha UCITS fund.

Created by the investment bank’s global research team the MLCX Commodity Alpha Fund is a long/short market neutral strategy with low volatility and a high sharpe ratio.

Eric Personne from Bank of America Merrill Lynch

It is designed to provide an alternative commodity allocation according to the level of risk/return required.

The bank has also launched two long-only index products: MLCX Commodity Enhanced Beta Fund and the MLCX Agriculture Optimal Crop Fund. The commodity alpha and beta family of UCITS III funds are available on the bank’s platform.

Eric Personne,