The AIF Factor finalists announced

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ABN AMRO Clearing announces 5 finalists in the AIF Factor 2020 competition

5 funds to compete for first prize

Five alternative investment funds have been selected by a jury to compete in the AIF Factor on 5th February, 2020 at the Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF), organised by ABN AMRO Clearing. In a 3 minute pitch the funds will have the opportunity to present their strategy to the audience who will cast their votes to elect the "AIF Factor Winner 2020".

The 5 shortlisted funds are:

  • World Carbon Fund, Carbon Cap Management LLP
  • NN (L) Multi Asset Factor Opportunities, NN Investment Partners
  • VOC Fonds, Stuiver Asset Management B.V.
  • Systematic Alpha FX Master Fund Ltd., Systematic Alpha Management, LLC  
  • Tages Paladin UCITS Fund, Tages Capital

Delphine Amzallag, Global Director Prime at ABN AMRO Clearing is enthusiastic about the competition: "For the 9th year running, the AIF Factor presents fund managers with a stage to showcase their investment strategy. We are very pleased to have received numerous submissions from a variety of strategies and countries, which demonstrate the ongoing dynamism of the alternative investment industry. It was a challenge to select only 5 finalists out of many compelling propositions, innovative strategies and sound track records. It is a great platform for managers that want to raise their profile with professional investors and we look forward to hearing the 5 pitches on the day and for the audience to vote for the winner". 

The 9th edition of the Amsterdam Investor Forum

The Amsterdam Investor Forum, organized by ABN AMRO Clearing has gained wide recognition as the leading alternative investment event in the Netherlands. In its 9th edition, the AIF will again deliver a global line-up of prominent speakers and panellists that are active in the alternative industry including fund management, asset management, investment and asset allocation.

About ABN AMRO Clearing

ABN AMRO Clearing is one of the world’s leading providers of clearing and financing services for listed derivatives and cash securities, OTC products, ETFs, warrants, commodities and FX. With 10 offices globally employing more than 800 people, ABN AMRO Clearing services clients on 160+ exchanges, MTFs and FX liquidity centres. We rank among the top 3 clearers in most time zones. ABN AMRO Clearing offers an integrated approach to global transaction processing, financial logistics and risk management and consistently holds over 20% of the market shares of transactions cleared on most relevant derivatives exchanges globally. In 2019 ABN AMRO Clearing received the FX-Week ‘Best Prime of Prime’ award and the FOW award as the ‘Proprietary Traders’ Clearing Firm of the Year’, the latter for the 7th year in a row.

AIF Charity

The AIF is a non-profit event, ABN AMRO Clearing invites all participants to make a donation to support the Children's Khazana Foundation. Please click here to read more about their goal and initiatives to help Mumbai slums' children.

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