OMGI seeds retail version of Systematica hedge fund with $122m

Alternative risk premia strategy

Laura Dew
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Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) is backing the launch of a retail version of a quant-based alternative risk premia hedge fund strategy, with $122m of seeding through its multi-asset Cirilium portfolios.

According to the Financial Times, Systematica, which is run by Leda Braga, has recently unveiled a UCITS version of the Systematica Alternative Risk Premia strategy (SARP), which is a Cayman-domiciled hedge fund that launched in March and has grown assets to $120m. The new version of the strategy will have daily liquidity and will be Systematica's second strategy on its Dublin-based UCITS Fund ICAV platform.  Speaking to the FT about seeding the product, Rasmus Soegaard, multi-asset portfolio manager at OMGI, said: "We are always looking to bring complementary alternative sources of r...

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