Aberdeen Novus Natural Resources Strategy: Aberdeen Asset Management

Tenth European Fund of Hedge Funds Awards 2011

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Set up in 2007 on behalf of Coutts Private Bank, this fund has retained its high net worth investor base. The approach is to pick the best managers irrespective of strategy but related to the natural resources sector. It invests in a range of funds running different strategies including equity hedged, fundamental macro, commodity relative value, systematic CTA, event driven and multi-strategy.

The current portfolio is weighted towards fundamental macro strategists to take account of difficult ma