ISAM made a killing on porcine virus trade

CTA unflapped by Greece and unimpressed by regulatory uncertainty in Chinese futures

Bringing home the bacon: porcine virus aided returns

ISAM has been tight-lipped on its robust outperformance last year, but it appears an under-reported intestinal virus epidemic helped the hedge fund achieve one of its strongest returns.

The commodity trading adviser (CTA) had a breadth of exposures to a number of markets that had large directional moves in 2014, including some fixed-income markets, as well as oil and gas.

ISAM's flagship systematic fund returned 62.4% last year, among the highest performances in the hedge fund sector, primarily du