TORONTO, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - Man Investments Canada Corp. ("Man Investments Canada") is pleased to announce the filing of a final prospectus for the initial public offering of Units of the Man Canada AHL DP Investment Fund (the "Fund").
The Fund's investment objectives are (i) to provide holders of Units with the opportunity to realize capital appreciation through investment returns that have low correlation to traditional forms of stock and bond securities; and (ii) starting in 2010, to pay to holders, for certain classes on Units of the Fund, quarterly cash distributions. The Fund is intended to provide added diversification and enhance the risk/reward profile of conventional investment portfolios.
To pursue its investment objectives, the Fund will obtain exposure to the returns of a diversified portfolio of financial instruments across a range of global markets including, without limitation, stocks, bonds, currencies, short-term interest rates, energy, metals and agricultural commodities using a predominantly trend-following trading program (the "AHL Diversified Programme"). The AHL Diversified Programme is implemented and managed by AHL, a division of Man Investment Limited.
"AHL is one of the world's leading providers of systematic trend-following strategies. The Man Canada AHL DP Investment Fund provides investors with access to an underlying program that has produced exceptional returns, providing added diversification compared to traditional investment portfolios," said Toreigh Stuart, Chief Executive Officer of Man Investments Canada.
Man Investments Canada Corp. and Man Investments Limited are part of the Man Investments division ("Man Investments") of Man Group plc ("Man"). Man is a world-leading alternative investment management business. With a broad range of funds for institutional and private investors globally, it is known for its performance, innovative product design and investor service. Man's funds under management at September 30, 2009 were USD 44.0 billion.
The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100 Index with a market capitalization of around USD 9 billion.
Man Group is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Man also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes. Further information can be found at www.mangroupplc.com.
SOURCE Man Investments Canada Corp.
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