CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emil van Essen, LLC announced that its flagship Spread Trading Program was nominated for four Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards in the following categories: Best Bear Market Manager (HF Index), Best Defensive CTA (Diversified), Best Risk Adjusted Performance (Diversified), and Greatest Returns (High Volatility – Diversified). Award winners will be announced and presented with a BarclayHedge "BTOP" award during a ceremony on June 11, 2012, in Chicago.
“We are honored to be nominated for the inaugural Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards sponsored by CME Group and BarclayHedge,” said Emil van Essen, CEO. “We continue to see strong growth in long-only commodity funds for the foreseeable future, which is providing us with favorable market conditions for alpha generation.”
Emil van Essen, LLC has grown from $210M assets under management in 2011 to over $440M in 2012. The Emil van Essen Spread Trading Program has outperformed both the Barclay CTA Index and Goldman Sachs Commodity Index for the last 4 years.
About Emil van Essen, LLC:
Emil van Essen, LLC is a Chicago, Illinois based investment management firm that specializes in commodity spread trading.