Category Archives: Funds in Registration

May 2015, Funds in Registration

American Beacon Grosvenor Long/Short Fund American Beacon Grosvenor Long/Short Fund will seek long-term capital appreciation.  At this point the strategy for pursuing that objective is entirely hypothetical.  American Beacon hired Grosvenor Capital Management to hire other firms to actually manage the portfolio. So far, the folks actually managing the money haven’t been named, though we […]

April 2015, Funds in Registration

American Beacon Ionic Strategic Arbitrage Fund American Beacon Ionic Strategic Arbitrage Fund will pursue capital appreciation with low volatility and reduced correlation to equities and interest rates. The plan is to pursue a series of arbitrage strategies: Convertible Arbitrage (40-50% of the portfolio), Credit/Rates Relative Value Arbitrage (20-30%), Equity Arbitrage (30-40%) and Volatility Arbitrage (5-15%). […]

March 2015, Funds in Registration

AC Alternatives Equity Fund AC (American Century) Equity Fund will seek capital appreciation. The plan is to hire sub-advisors to pursue specialty equity strategies. The initial set of strategies and subs include long/short equity (Passport Capital) and event-driven and trading strategies (Perella Weinberg Partners). The prospectus allows for inclusion of a long-only equity strategy as […]

February 2015, Funds in Registration

Alphacentric Bond Rotation Fund Alphacentric Bond Rotation Fund will pursue “long-term capital appreciation and total return through various economic or interest rate environments.” They’ll rotate through two to four global bond ETFs based on their judgment of the relative strengths of various bond sectors. The fund will be managed by Gordon Nelson, Chief Investment Strategist, […]

January 2015, Funds in Registration

RiverPark Focused Value Fund RiverPark Focused Value Fund will seek long-term capital appreciation. The plan is to focus on large cap domestic stocks, with particular focus on “special situations” such as spin-offs or reorganizations and on firms whose share prices might have cratered. They’ll buy if it’s a high quality firm and if the stock […]

December 2014, Funds in Registration

Centre Active U.S. Tax Exempt Fund Centre Active U.S. Tax Exempt Fund will look at to maximize total return through capital appreciation and current income exempt from federal income tax. The key is that Centre is buying an existing muni bond fund but won’t yet name what that fund is. It appears that the old […]

November 2014, Funds in Registration

ACR Multi-Strategy Quality Return (MQR) Fund ACR Multi-Strategy Quality Return (MQR) Fund posted an unusually vacuous draft portfolio that not only failed to list its expenses; it also skipped the investment minimums and offered only the sketchiest idea of what they’ll be up to. Their clearest statement is that they seek “to preserve capital from […]

October 2014, Funds in Registration

361 Global Long/Short Equity Fund 361 Global Long/Short Equity Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation by participating in rising markets and preserving capital in falling ones. The plan is to invest, long and short, in a global, all-cap portfolio. The fund will be managed by the “A” team from 361 plus Harindra de Silva, […]

September 2014, Funds in Registration

BBH Core Fixed Income Fund BBH Core Fixed Income Fund will try to provide maximum total return, consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management. The plan is to buy a well-diversified portfolio of durable, performing fixed income instruments. The fund will be managed by Andrew P. Hofer and Neil Hohmann. The opening expense […]

August 2014, Funds in Registration

Big 4 Onefund Big 4 Onefund (no, I do not make these names up) will seek long-term capital gain by investing in a changing mixture of ETFs, closed-end funds, business development companies, master limited partnerships and REITs. The fund will be managed by Jim Hagedorn, CFA, Founder, President and CEO of Chicago Partners Investment Group, […]