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Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies A (acc) EUR-H1

Ranked 46 out of 103 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's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation with lower volatility relative to the broad equity markets. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by allocating its net assets across multiple non-traditional or "alternative" strategies, including but not limited to, some or all of the following strategies: Long Short Equity, Relative Value, Event Driven and Global Macro.

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Multi Strategy over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
  • Rank 46/103 Total Return
  • Rank 9/103 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 13/103 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
7 UBI SICAV - Active Beta I EUR


8 Angel Oak Multi-Strategy Inc UCITS EUR I Fndr Acc EUR


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

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



10 RJ Deploiement Discipline A EUR


10 Maral Macro Fund A EUR Cap EUR


Fund Name Currency Loss
11 RJ Deploiement Discipline A EUR


11 Mandarine Multistrategies R EUR


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

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



14 Wellington Multi-Asset Absolute Ret EUR S Acc Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



15 Tages Psam Credit A EUR Cap EUR


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
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. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Cyprus
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Estonia
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Hungary
  13. Ireland
  14. Latvia
  15. Lithuania
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Malta
  18. Netherlands
  19. Norway
  20. Poland
  21. Singapore
  22. Slovakia
  23. Spain
  24. Sweden
  25. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/09/2014
  • Share Class size213Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1093756242
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management2.05%

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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).