Systematic Alpha Futures Fund, Ltd. Wins CTA Intelligence US Performance Award 2014 for Best Short Term Trader
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Systematic Alpha Management LLC was recognized as the best short term trading firm of the year by CTA Intelligence for its flagship Systematic Alpha Futures Fund, Ltd. The firm was also nominated as the CTA Management Firm of the Year, while its flagship Systematic Alpha Futures Fund was nominated in the Best CTA Long Term Performance Under $500m category.
“Finding a good short term manager is not easy, however a good short term program can add a lot of value to the portfolio”
CTA Intelligence US Performance Awards 2014 was held in New York on February 28, 2014. The inaugural CTA Intelligence Performance Awards recognized and rewarded those CTAs who have outperformed their competitors over the last 12 months, as well as over the last 5 years.
Systematic Alpha Futures Fund, Ltd. (Class B) has previously won the HFMWeek US Performance Award twice, first in 2009 in the Best Managed Futures (CTA) Newcomer category, and for the second time in 2012 in the Best Managed Futures (CTA) under $250m category.
“We believe short term CTAs play an important role in a well diversified portfolio and being recognized as the best in this space is a great achievement for our firm" noted Peter Kambolin, CEO of Systematic Alpha Management. “Finding a good short term manager is not easy, however a good short term program can add a lot of value to the portfolio” noted Dr. Alexei Chekhlov, SAM's Head of Research and Portfolio Manager.
ABOUT SYSTEMATIC ALPHA MANAGEMENT
Systematic Alpha Management LLC (SAM) is a fully systematic, quantitative CTA. Systematic Alpha Futures Fund trades a market neutral, 100% mean reversion program that focuses on diverse set of contrarian/mean-reversion strategies, exploiting short-term forecasting and holding times ranging from minutes to several days. The Fund aims to generate consistent positive returns having low to negative correlation to any major equity, bond, currency, broad hedge fund or CTA index. To achieve its objective, SAM employs a mix of fully-systematic, high-frequency quantitative strategies, using fully-automated, around-the-clock electronic trading in a wide range of proprietary spreads assembled in-house.
SAM is registered as a Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) and a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA).