|Fund manager group |
|Fund manager company |
|Threadneedle (Lux) |
|Fund type |
|Offshore Fund |
|Fund objective |
|The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests in commodities using derivatives. Commodities are physical materials such as oil, agricultural products, and metals. Derivatives are sophisticated investment instruments linked to the rise and fall of the price of other assets. |
|Investment style |
|Investment method |
|Fund managers |
|David Donora||29/06/2010||David Donora joined the company in 2008 to establish its capabilities in Commodities and to develop a suitable product range to complement the company’s equity, bond and property offerings. He manages the Threadneedle (Lux) Enhanced Commodities fund and a range of portfolios for institutional and wholesale clients.
David has over 30 years’ experience encompassing commodity and derivative trading roles. He has extensive experience of managing derivatives and OTC trading in FX and precious metals and is a specialist in the risk management of derivative commodity portfolios.
Before joining the company, David was Head of OTC Derivatives at Refco Overseas, and he also held a range of senior roles at UBS and CIBC.
David graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Finance. |
|Nicolas Robin||29/06/2010||Nicolas Robin joined the company in 2010 and is the Co-Lead Manager of the Threadneedle (Lux) Enhanced Commodities fund and Columbia Commodity Strategy Fund. Nicolas brings both hedge fund and commodity index trading experience to the team.
He started his career at Barep Asset Management (SG Group) in 2002, helping to set up a Commodity Arbitrage hedge fund desk. By 2005 he was Lead Manager and assets rose to $200 million. The strategy was focused on relative value strategies in commodities and aimed to take advantage of short-term dislocations in commodity forward curves.
In 2006, Nicolas joined JPMorgan Chase to run the bank’s commodity index trading book. During his tenure, index assets under management trebled making JPMorgan Chase a leading index dealer. In his time at JPMorgan Chase, Nicolas was responsible overhauling the bank’s commodity index trading platform and driving the bank’s effort into fully customisable commodity index solutions. He participated in the creation of the JPMorgan Commodity Curve Index (JPMCCI), the bank’s foray into second generation commodity indices launched in 2007. He also contributed to the development of the bank’s commodity customised indices and algorithmic strategies, looking at both momentum and curve based strategies. Alongside his commodity index trading responsibilities, Nicolas also ran a proprietary trading book across commodities, using both relative value and directional strategies with an emphasis on the energy complex.
Nicolas holds a BSc in Government and Economics and a MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics |
|Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Reporting Fund Status, SRS, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme |
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|Fund for sale in |
|Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Offshore, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China |