Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Swedish quant shop Informed Portfolio Management (IPM), were awarded “Best Nordic CTA” at the 2015 Nordic Hedge Awards for their Systematic Macro Program. At last year´s event, IPM ended up only second to fellow Swedish giant, Lynx. who in this years competition failed to be nominated. After receiving the award together with Björn Österberg (CIO), Stefan Nydahl, CEO of IPM, commented:
“We are very pleased to receive this recognition in a year which turned out to be very challenging for most investment strategies. We see this price not only as a reward for our performance in 2015 but also as a reward for a decade of consistent results over which we have stayed true to our original goal, that of offering attractive and uncorrelated returns to our investors.”
IPM Systematic Macro gained 4.4% in 2015, a year that was difficult for the CTA industry as a whole with the NHX CTA index posting a loss of 2.2%.
Ranked in second place was SEB Asset Selection and in third Estlander & Partners Alpha Trend Program. Trophies in the category were presented by Chad Martinson of Efficient Capital.