–The China futures markets have developed over the past 30 years into some of the largest and most influential futures markets globally, trading traditional as well as esoteric contracts.
–Historically, regulatory controls have prevented offshore investors gaining exposure to the uncorrelated returns this highly liquid, yet still inefficient, market can offer.
–A number of western CTA managers (e.g. Winton, MAN, Aspect, Systematica) have been running onshore programs for several years. Recent regulatory changes have allowed global investors some limited access to these interesting markets, however, the new capacity has been soaked-up by their existing key institutional investors.
–C8 is relatively unique in its position of being independent add well established in the market with a 4+ year track record and local presence, with capacity available to offer to investors and managers alike.