Update: Kepler launches pair of US alternative strategies

KLS Niederhoffer Smart Alpha and Ionic Relative Value Arbitrage funds

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Two US hedge funds will launch UCITS offerings in June
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Two US hedge funds will launch UCITS offerings in June

Kepler Partners has launched a pair of UCITS funds by US fund houses R.G. Niederhoffer Capital Management and Ionic Capital Management.

The KLS Niederhoffer Smart Alpha UCITS fund and KLS Ionic Relative Value Arbitrage fund raised $97m (£74.1m) of external seed capital between them and have been launched onto the Kepler Liquid Strategies UCITS platform. Senior partner and CIO at Kepler Georg Reutter said the launches "signal our desire to bring the best-in-class managers into UCITS". H1 2020 results round-up: Man Group assets shrink 8% amid outflows and performance losses "Both managers provide investors access to alternative strategies that have proven themselves able to provide positive returns, even in times of ...

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