Moonraker says smaller is better

Smith, Amanda
July 2009
Money Marketing;7/2/2009, p21
The article reports on the statement made by fund of hedge fund manager Moonraker Fund Management that they are willing to invest in small funds, wherein the fund manager is the one that holds most of the stocks in 2009 in Great Britain. It states that Moonraker's commodities have outperformed its benchmark by 60.5% and its global opportunities fund by 22.9%. It cites that there is 19.5% net of charges delivered by the sterling share class of the commodities fund to June 1.


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