Commodity trader CF Partners launches first hedge fund

CF Partners launches hedge fund to trade oil, utilities and infrastructure equities

Commodity trader CF Partners has launched a long/short equity fund that will trade the utilities, oil and infrastructure sectors.

CFP Equity Fund is CF Partners' first hedge fund. It started trading in December 2012 with $29 million of internal money and it is now open to external investors.

"We launched this fund for two reasons. First, we wanted to leverage the in-house energy and regulatory expertise and secondly, Alvaro [Ventosa] became available. It's a function of strategy and getting the

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