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Willowbridge-Praxis Global Macro UCITS Fund

A Discretionary Global Macro Trading Strategy

The MLIS Willowbridge-Praxis Global Macro UCITS Fund is a global macro discretionary strategy that seeks to profit from opportunities in a wide array of liquid market instruments including equity and bond indices, fixed income, international currencies, commodity indices, global interest rates and stocks.

Strategy Overview

  • Fully discretionary trading strategy, investing primarily in futures on currency, fixed income and equity indices, FX forward and OTC derivatives on UCITS eligible commodity indices
  • Negatively correlated to almost all major market and hedge fund indices
  • Strong risk management approach leading to modest drawdowns and a historic Sortino ratio of >3
  • Trading the intersection of momentum and value
  • All trading decisions are made jointly by Willowbridge founder and principal trader, Philip L. Yang, Jr. and by Director of Global Macro Trading, Frank Marrapodi.

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