Millburn Press Release, January 15, 2016
Source: CTA Intelligence
MILLBURN COMMODITY PROGRAM NOMINATED AS 2016 BEST SPECIALIZED CTA
Millburn Ridgefield Corporation’s Millburn Commodity Program (“Millburn Commodity” or "Strategy")¹ has been nominated for a CTA Intelligence US Performance Award 2016 in the category “Best Specialized CTA.”
The CTA Intelligence US Performance Awards recognize and reward those CTAs who have demonstrated excellence in fund management over the past 12 months.(through September 30, 2015). Millburn Commodity is one of nine programs nominated in this category. Nominations were based on quantitative data provided by CTA Intelligence.
ABOUT MILLBURN COMMODITY PROGRAM
Millburn Commodity Program is a systematic, commodity-only long/short strategy that has been investing continuously since March 2005. It trades a diversified set of more than 45 liquid global commodity futures markets, utilizes a range of price, price-derivative and non-price data, and acts across a broad range of time frames. Millburn Commodity was up 11.27% over the last 12 months (through September 30, 2015), and was up 25.49% in 2015. The Strategy has historically demonstrated low or near-zero correlation to many stock, bond and hedge fund indices.*
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NOTES AND DISCLAIMERS
PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. THE POTENTIAL FOR PROFIT IS ACCOMPANIED BY THE RISK OF LOSS.
*Correlations of Millburn Commodity to stocks, bonds and hedge funds were measured from its inception in March 2005 to end December 2015, utilizing the S&P 500 Index (correlation of -0.05 to Millburn Commodity), the MSCI World Index (correlation of -0.01) and the Citi World Government Bond Index (correlation 0.05) to measure correlation to stocks and bonds. Correlations to hedge funds were measured utilizing the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index (correlation of 0.15).
RISKS OF AN INVESTMENT IN MILLBURN COMMODITY PROGRAM (the “Strategy”) include but are not limited to the following: (i) The Strategy is speculative. Investors may lose all or a substantial portion of their investment in the Strategy; (ii) The Strategy is leveraged. The Strategy will acquire positions with a face amount of as much as six to eight times or more of its total equity. Leverage magnifies the impact of both profit and loss; (iii) The performance of the Strategy is expected to be volatile. Since inception, monthly returns in the Strategy ranged from up 16.65% to down 7.09%; (iv) Investors will sustain losses if the Strategy is unable to generate sufficient trading profits and interest income to offset its fees and expenses; (v) A lack of liquidity in the markets in which the Strategy trades could make it impossible for the Strategy to realize profits or limit losses; (vi) A substantial portion of the trades executed for the Strategy take place on foreign exchanges. No U.S. regulatory authority or exchange has the power to compel the enforcement of the rules of a foreign board of trade or any applicable foreign laws.
¹Returns described herein are net of all fees, expenses and transaction costs typically incurred in a separately managed account trading the Strategy (2% per annum management fee; actual transaction costs incurred; 0.25% per annum ordinary operating and administrative expenses; 20% annual profit share, subject to a high water mark), and reflect the reinvestment of profits.
The information contained herein is intended for use by sophisticated investors who may be interested in opening a separately managed account. Futures accounts are speculative, employ significant leverage, involve a high degree of risk, are not suitable for all investors, and may involve high fees. There can be no assurance that an investment strategy will achieve its objectives. This information is not a solicitation for investment. Such an investment may only be made on the basis of information and representations made in the appropriate written disclosure document.
This press release is based on performance and other information available as of the date indicated. Any markets, models, leverage, portfolio weights and other data described herein change over time, but are accurate as of the date indicated herein. This press release is not an invitation to invest in any investment strategy managed by Millburn Ridgefield Corporation (“Millburn”) and must be supplemented by certain disclosure when considering an investment, including important information concerning risk factors, conflicts of interest and other material aspects of an investment; this must be read carefully before any decision whether to invest is made. Investors may lose all or a substantial amount of their investments.