News, Events and Awards
Recent news and media articles can be found here, as well as details on Awards and Events we have attended.
Interview with Dr Tom Howat28 September 2015
Cantab's Chief Technology Officer, Dr Tom Howat, discusses the firm's culture, technology and software development processes in this interview with Simon Kerr from Hedge Fund Insight.
BBC Radio 4 interviews Dr Matt Killeya29 April 2015
Dr Matt Killeya, Head of Research at Cantab, was recently interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s 'Inside Science' programme.Matt shared his thoughts on the crucial role that science and technology play when it comes to executing trades.
Video: CTA Masterclass with Dr Ewan Kirk2 April 2015
Dr Ewan Kirk discusses CTA investments with industry peers in this CTA Masterclass by Asset TV.
Bloomberg TV interview with Dr Ewan Kirk9 February 2015
Cantab's CIO, Dr Ewan Kirk, in discussion with Stephanie Ruhle and Alix Steel from Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers".The discussion focussed on the performance of the CCP Quantitative Fund, the recent volatility in the markets and Cantab's investment style.
Michael Covel interviews Dr Ewan Kirk23 December 2014
Dr Ewan Kirk, Cantab’s CIO, was recently interviewed by Michael Covel of Trend Following Radio.Ewan and Michael have a wide-ranging discussion, and cover programming, transparency and the importance of a rigorous, scientific approach to investing.
Financial Times covers recent strong performance of systematic investment managers11 November 2014
Cantab’s CIO, Dr Ewan Kirk, is quoted in the Financial Times article that reports the recent positive performance of systematic and trend following hedge funds.Ewan emphasises the importance of statistical and disciplined research, and the article notes the long-term persistence of momentum as a source of return.
Cantab's Core Macro Fund among 'best in class' funds1 July 2014
Cantab's CCP Core Macro Fund was chosen by Abbey Capital as one of the 'best in class' investment managers to act as sub-advisors for their US mutual fund.The fund is Abbey's first foray into the '40 Act space. It includes strategies ranging from trend-following and mean reversion to discretionary macro and value. Abbey's CEO and co-portfolio manager Anthony Gannon highlights their product's long-term target to grow into a multi-billion dollar fund.
Cantab's Core Macro Fund tops list of new fund launches6 March 2014
Research by Hedge Fund Intelligence puts Cantab's CCP Core Macro Fund, which was launched in January 2013, at the top in their list of biggest new fund launches for 2013.The report also highlights that - despite the current climate not being conducive to new fund launches - it is still possible to launch a new fund successfully based on a hiqh-quality institutional infrastructure, a strong pedigree and an identifiable edge.
Investment & Pensions Europe looks at Cantab Capital's distinct approach to investor engagement and transparency2 December 2013
The article describes Cantab's differentiated approach to transparency, investor education and generation of research ideas.In an interview with IPE, Erich Schlaikjer, Dr Ewan Kirk and Dr Genia Diamond discuss the firm's take on governance, the significance of powerful technology and the benefits of a quantitative approach to superior investment idea generation.
Pensions Age reports on the Pension Protection Fund appointing another nine managers to its GTAA Panel31 October 2013
The article reports that the Pension Protection Fund has appointed a further nine managers to its global tactical asset allocation panel, increasing the total number of managers to 15.