CALGARY, June 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Auspice Capital Advisors. Ltd. is pleased
to announce that the Auspice Diversified Program (Auspice Managed
Futures LP), a managed futures strategy, is now a component of the
Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index.
The aim of the Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index is
to provide a comprehensive overview of the Canadian Hedge Fund
universe. To achieve this, index returns are calculated using both an
equal weighting and asset weighting of the funds. The index includes
both open and closed funds with a minimum AUM of $15 million and at
least a 12-month track record of returns, managed by Canadian‐domiciled
hedge fund managers.
Tim Pickering, President and lead portfolio manager for Auspice Capital
Advisors states, "We are pleased to be included in the Scotia Capital
Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index. The Scotia Index highlights the
significant outperformance of Canadian hedge fund managers relative to
our global peers. The inclusion of the Auspice Diversified Program in
the Index is another example of our growing presence in the Canadian
Auspice is more than a traditional CTA providing Alpha and Enhanced Beta
managed futures strategies to institutions, family offices, and high
net worth investors. On the Alpha side, the flagship Auspice
Diversified Program is a diversified trend following strategy with a
five-year track record. The Auspice Energy Program, which will begin
trading June 2011, is a multi-strategy multi-timeframe approach to
global energies. On the Enhanced Beta side, Auspice is the creator of
the NYSE-listed Auspice Broad Commodity Indices and the Auspice Managed
Auspice manages $250 mm in AUM through in-house products and
sub-advisory relationships. Auspice is the sub-advisor for the Claymore
Natural GAS ETF and Claymore Broad Commodity ETF. Auspice Alpha and
Enhanced Beta products are available through onshore and offshore funds
and managed accounts, licensing agreements and structured products.
SOURCE Auspice Capital Advisors Ltd.
For further information:
please visit www.auspicecapital.com.
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