Kepler Partners launches first fund on Dublin UCITS platform

Global equity beta neutral fund

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Kepler Partners launches first fund on Dublin UCITS platform

Kepler Partners has raised $81m via its new UCITS platform, Kepler Liquid Strategies (KLS), for a global equity beta neutral fund.

The fund, KLS Zebra Global Equity Beta Neutral, began trading on 30 June and is the first sub-fund of the KLS ICAV, a Dublin-domiciled UCITS structure. The group said it has seen significant interest in the product from investors across Europe, despite the chaos in financial markets around the Brexit referendum.  Kepler has appointed Connecticut-based Zebra Capital Management as investment advisor on the fund, which will manage the portfolio based on its established investment process and philosophy.  The new fund mirrors a strategy run by Zebra Capital in an existing hedge fund, w...

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