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Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies A (acc) EUR-H1

Ranked 40 out of 107 in - Multi Strategy over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Robert Christian

Robert Christian is a senior managing director and Head of Investment Research at K2 Advisors. Christian started working at Chase Manhattan Futures Corporation. In 1995, he founded Modoc Capital focusing on short-term futures trading. From 1998 to 2003 Mr. Christian worked at Graham Capital Management LP. From 2003 to 2005 he was the Head of Macro Strategies at Julius Baer Investment Management . From September 2005 to March 2010 he worked at FRM Americas LLC. Mr. Christian holds a B.A.S. from Stanford University and an M.B.A from New York University.

Brooks Ritchey

Brooks Ritchey is a senior managing director and head of portfolio construction for K2 Advisors. He is also a senior vice president and director of investment solutions for the Franklin Templeton Solutions division. In this capacity he co-chairs the FT Solutions Global Investment Committee (GIC) and heads up the Portfolio Review & Investment Solution Management (PRISM) group. Ritchey began his investment career as a proprietary trader for the NYSE Specialist Firm of Conklin, Cahill &Co. Since 1987, Ritchey has managed multi-asset mutual fund and hedge fund portfolios while located in New York and Paris, France during his employment with organizations including Steinhardt Partners, Citibank, Finch Asset Management, Paribas, AIG, and ING. Ritchey joined K2 Advisors in 2005. Ritchey graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 1982.

David C. Saunders


The Fund can invest in any kind of equity securities and debt securities from any country or type of issuer. It can invest directly or may gain exposure to investments indirectly, such as through derivatives, participatory notes, or by investing in other UCITS or UCIs. It can take direct or indirect long or short positions in securities, currencies, interest rates, and other investments or financial instruments..

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Multi Strategy over : 30/06/2017 - 30/06/2018
  • Rank 40/107 Total Return
  • Rank 17/107 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 25/107 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
38 Assenagon I Absolute Return R EUR Dis EUR


39 Tages Psam Credit A EUR Cap EUR


40 Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



41 Amundi Target Controllo A EUR


42 Mirabaud Opportunities-Activist Strategies-A EUR EUR


Fund Name Currency Risk
15 UBS (CH) Global Alpha Strategies (EUR hdg) P-PF

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



16 Generali IS Absolute Return Multi Strat A Cap EUR EUR


17 Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



18 MPS Private Solution Absolute A EUR


19 LFIS Vision UCITS - Perspective Strategy IS acc EUR


Fund Name Currency Loss
23 SSF Liquid Alternative UCITS FoF Class I EUR EUR


24 A&G Global SICAV-Killorglin Fund EUR


25 Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



26 Maral Macro Fund A EUR EUR


27 IP Multi-Flex EUR


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.0% 0.4%
2017 2.9% 1.8% 0.2% 0.1% 0.8%
2016 1.6% -1.9% 1.3% 2.0% 0.2%
2015 -0.5% 2.9% -0.8% -2.3% -0.3%
2014 3.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Cyprus
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Estonia
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Georgia
  11. Germany
  12. Greece
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Latvia
  18. Liechtenstein
  19. Lithuania
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Malta
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Singapore
  27. Slovakia
  28. Spain
  29. Sweden
  30. Switzerland
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/09/2014
  • Share Class size252Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1093756242
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management2.05%
  • Initial investment2.05

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).