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Franklin K2 Global Macro Opportunities Fund;Adv

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.

Anthony M Zanolla

Anthony Zanolla is currently a fund manager at K2 Advisors. Mr. Zanolla began his investment career in 1994 at Bankers Trust where he worked on the Business Risk team. He joined Citibank in 1996 as a portfolio manager. In 2000 he was recruited to join Scudder Kemper Investments as a Vice President. In 2001 Mr. Zanolla left Scudder to join former Citigroup colleagues as a Founding Partner and Equity Analyst at Norquest Capital. He joined Allianz Hedge Fund Partners in 2002. Mr. Zanolla left Allianz in October 2005 to join Northern Trust as co portfolio manager of the Hedge Fund group. He is a CFA charterholder.

Objective

The Fund seeks capital appreciation over a full market cycle. The Fund seeks to achieve this goal by allocating its assets across global macro-focused investment strategies, which are "non-traditional" or "alternative" strategies that generally focus on macro-economic opportunities across numerous markets and investments.

This fund is not currently tracked by Citywire in Malta View performance globally

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

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