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Efficient Chosen As Research Partner for New STOXX® Managed Futures Index

Source: www.efficientcapital.com
Date: 01/08/2013
Warrenville, Illinois, USA – (January 8, 2013)

Efficient Capital Management®, LLC (‘Efficient’), a leading provider of multi-manager Managed Futures portfolios, today announced its selection as the research partner for the newly launched iSTOXX® Efficient Capital® Managed Futures 20 Index. This new Managed Futures Index will feature 20 of the world’s largest Commodity Trading Advisors (“CTAs”) based upon assets under management as well as additional rules based criteria. STOXX® is recognized globally as one of the premier index providers of transparent global indices such as the EURO STOXX 50®. This new partnership between STOXX and Efficient is expected to bring the strengths of both firms to investors interested in the Managed Futures world.

Efficient, as the research partner, collaborated with STOXX to develop a rules based methodology to create an index that captures the returns of Managed Futures as an asset class. Efficient will provide all the data necessary for STOXX to independently calculate and publish the index value on a daily basis. Efficient’s proprietary database will be used to constitute the index universe for the annual selection of the index constituents. Prices from Efficient’s managed account platform will also be utilized for the calculation of the daily index value.

Since 1999, Efficient has offered actively managed, broadly diversified multi-manager CTA portfolios to many of the world’s most sophisticated qualified institutional investors. Now, with the availability of its newly created private platform, Efficient believes that it is well positioned to work with a variety of institutional investors on customized managed futures solutions, both active and passive, providing them with quality multi-manager CTA exposure and CTA beta at a low cost.

For more information, contact Ernest Jaffarian, CEO/CIO, Efficient Capital Management:

Phone – 630-657-6800
email – webinfo@efficientcapital.com
website – www.efficientcapital.com

The iSTOXX® Efficient Capital® Managed Futures Index is protected through intellectual property rights. ‘STOXX’ and ‘iSTOXX’ are registered trademarks of STOXX Limited (“STOXX”). The use of the iSTOXX® Efficient Capital® Managed Futures Index for financial products or for other purposes requires a license from STOXX. STOXX and its research partner Efficient Capital Management (“Efficient”) do not make any warranties or representations, express or implied with respect to the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness, currentness, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the data included in the iSTOXX® Efficient Capital® Managed Futures Index. STOXX and Efficient are not providing investment advice through the publication of the iSTOXX® Efficient Capital® Managed Futures Index or in connection therewith. In particular, the inclusion of a company in the index, its weighting, or the exclusion of a constituent from the index, does not in any way reflect an opinion of STOXX or Efficient on the merits of that company. Financial instruments based on the iSTOXX® Efficient Capital® Managed Futures Index are in no way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by STOXX.





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