Nautical Capital Management Introduces Commodity-Based Funds

Nautical Capital Management LLC has launched its commodity-based absolute return strategies.
The firm, an asset management company specializing in the development and management of diversified commodity portfolios, offers both systematic and discretionary absolute return and enhanced index strategies. A press release said the commodity strategies, which are targeted to fund of funds, family offices, institutional investors, and endowments, are intended to be the most diversified, comprehensive, and tailored commodities funds offered anywhere in the world.

“[W]hen you think of commodities we want investors to think of Nautical Capital Management. Our robust product suite allows institutional investors one stop shopping if they are interested in investing in this diverse asset class,” said David Henritze, CEO of Nautical Capital Management, in the announcement.

Nautical Capital began managing partner capital in December and has already secured a $20 million commitment to launch two exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The two products, scheduled for the second quarter of 2010, are listed hedge fund strategies systematically trading crude oil and natural gas.