Commodities hedge funds suffer in 2011
|February 1st, 2012
|Commodities hedge funds performed poorly in 2011, as the sector focused hedge funds as a group recorded their worst year in more than 10 years. According to a Financial Times article, Chris Levett’s Clive Capital reported lost 10.6% in 2011, while Willem Kooyker’s Blenheim fell by 17%. Other prominent losers include Pierre Andurand and Dennis Crema’s BlueGold Capital (-34%), Michael Coleman’s and Doug King 's Merchant Commodity Fund (-29.9%), Bruce Ritter’s Yannix Management (-5.6%), Cargill’s BlackRiver commodities focused hedge fund (-6.8%) and Brevan Howard’s commodities focused hedge fund (-2.9%).|
The only bright spots mentioned in the article were Velite Capital Management’s natural gas fund (+51%), Jeremy Weir’s Galena Metals Fund (+11%) and Scott Hobart’s Red Kite Management, which all ended the year in positive territory.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
|Christopher Rochos; ||Claude Lixi; ||David Lilley; ||Dennis Crema; ||Duncan Letchford; ||Frederic Codet; ||James Vernon; ||Jean-Phillipe Blodget; ||Jeremy Weir; ||Mark Newson-Smith; ||Mark Newson-Smith; ||Michael Farmer; ||Oskar Lewnowski III; ||Pierre Andurand; ||Trifon Natsis|| Red Kite Australia Pty Ltd.; || RK Capital Management LLC: MG PLC*; ||BH Global; ||BH Macro; ||BlueGold General Partner Inc; ||BlueGold Global Fund LP; ||BlueGold Investments Limited; ||Brevan Howard Asia Fund; ||Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts; ||Brevan Howard Emerging Market Strategies Fund; ||Brevan Howard Macro FX; ||Brevan Howard Master Fund Ltd; ||Galena Azurite Fund; ||Galena Energy Fund; ||Galena Malachite Fund; ||Galena Metals Fund; ||Galena Special Situations Fund; ||HFZ Capital Management Ltd.; ||Swiss Reinsurance; ||Trafigura Group|
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