The Salus Alpha RN Special Situations had a performance of +4.85% for the month to date, outperforming the S&P 500 Index by +0.49%.
The Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage had a performance of +0.77% for the month to date. The 12 month rolling alpha of Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage to the S&P500 is 4% pa, the 12 month rolling beta is currently 0.0. This implies that in the past 12 months, the Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage had a return of 4% due to active management (alpha).
Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage tracks the CAX – Commodity Arbitrage Index. The CAX Index covers the performance of arbitrage strategies, which aim to extract consistent market neutral returns from valuation inefficiencies arising among related commodities – like for example Brent Crude vs. WTI Light Sweet Crude – or among different maturities of futures contracts on one commodity due to Contango, Backwardation and Seasonality.
The Salus Alpha Managed Futures had a performance of +0.30% for the month to date. The CTAs, Global Macro and FX Managers in the Salus Alpha Managed Futures portfolio profited by continuing trends in Softs, Precious Metals, Industrial Metals, Financials, FX, Energy and Interest Rates.
The Salus Alpha Multi Style had a performance of +0.13% for the month to date.
The Salus Alpha Real Estate had a performance of -0.73% for the month to date. Salus Alpha Real Estate is a single manager single strategy fund, which invests according to Salus Alpha’s proprietary Global Real Estate Model.
The current volatility in the Real Estate markets is above the model’s risk threshold. The fund therefore has no allocation to equities and is invested exclusively in risk neutral assets.
Salus Alpha Real Estate has been awarded a 5 Star Rating by www.fondsprofessionell.de for its exceptional performance since inception on 21 January 2008. The fund outperformed the EPRA/NAREIT Real Estate Index by +22.00% in this timespan.
The Salus Alpha Equity Hedged had a performance of -0.90% for the month to date. The 12 month rolling alpha of Salus Alpha Equity Hedged to the S&P500 is 7% p.a., the 12 month rolling beta is currently -0.1. This implies that in the past 12 months, the fund had a return of 7% due to active management (alpha). The Salus Alpha Equity Hedged currently has a 5% exposure to Long Bias, 42% to Market Neutral, 47% to Long Short Variable Bias, and 6% to Short Bias.
The Salus Alpha Directional Markets had a performance of -1.08% for the month to date.