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CF Eclectica Absolute Macro

Ranked 19 out of 21 in - Global Macro over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Hugh Hendry

Hugh Hendry is the principal portfolio manager and leads both the investment thinking and research teams at Eclectica Asset Management. Hugh has over 20 years’ investment experience with Baillie Gifford, Credit Suisse Asset Management and Odey Asset Management. As partner at Odey Hugh managed a range of funds from $1bn of long-only European mandates to the Eclectica Fund.


The funds objective is to generate positive and uncorrelated absolute returns in all market conditions over a 12 mth period. It aims to achieve its objectives by employing actively managed strategic asset allocation across all of the assets eligible for a UCITS scheme including global equity, bonds, foreign exchange & cash & other financial instruments. It may also invest indirectly in commodities through the use of financial indices, in structured products, exchange traded funds, exchange traded notes and exchange traded commodities.


Global Macro over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014
  • Rank 19/21 Total Return
  • Rank 19/21 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 20/21 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Return
17 GLG Total Return Professional C Acc GBP


18 DB Platinum TT International Fund I2C-G

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


19 CF Eclectica Absolute Macro A GBP Acc


20 HSBC GIF Global Macro L1C GBP


21 GLG Atlas Macro Alternative IN H GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -9.8% -8.0% -1.0% -1.0%
2013 0.8% 4.4% -4.0% -2.9% 3.6%
2012 -0.4% -2.8% 3.8% 1.9% -3.1%
2011 8.7% -1.8% 2.3% 7.0% 1.1%
2010 3.6% 1.1% -1.2% 3.5% 0.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/12/2009
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. additional investment100


  • Annual management1.8%
  • Initial investment5

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