Altis gains strong traction in Asia for global CTA offering


Altis Partners is seeing considerable interest from Asian investors in its global CTA on the back of exceptional performance and growing fondness for uncorrelated strategies among Asian funds of funds and other institutional investors.

The Altis Master Fund has been one of the best CTA performers in 2008, notching up an impressive 57.3% return. This has mostly been from equities and commodities, and to a lesser degree from FX and interest rate products.

Jersey-based Altis set up an office in Hong Kong in 2006 headed by Mats Sjostrom. The firm runs about $1.3 billion in the CTA strategy