Hedge Funds

Greenwich Roundtable issues guide for macro, managed futures

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The Greenwich Roundtable this week released a best practices guide for investors in global macro and managed futures funds, part of the group's continuing bid to demystify the world of alternative investing.

The new report, the second in a series, highlights the distinct issues that investors should consider when allocating to these two related strategies, which are unique in that they allow managers to directionally trade many asset classes.

"You can't do good monitoring until you do good due diligence," said Spencer Boggess, chairman of the Roundtable's Education Committee and a senior vice president at U.S. Trust. It