Manager's Corner

By Matthew Bradbard

In this month’s Manager’s Corner Update, we have KFL Capital Management, answer our “25 Questions Every Investor Should Ask”. Plus get the latest rankings from Barclay Hedge and sign up to receive our Managed Futures Kit.


KFL is an alternative-asset manager with expertise in data science, machine learning and predictive modelling. Our method is deeply rooted in statistics and relies on time-series financial data, complex computer models and efficient algorithms to find subtle but non-random patterns in security prices. We believe our predictive power to be statistically significant, reliable and sustainable.

The Fund strategy seeks to provide investors with a superior rate of risk-adjusted return with low correlation to equity and alternative indices. The Fund takes shor t-term, long and shor t positions in futures contracts.

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25 Questions Every Investor Should Ask     

1.) What is the name of the program/programs and who are the listed Principals?

Name of CTA: KFL Capital Management Ltd
Program: The KFL Partners’ Fund
Listed: David Sanderson (CCO) and Kenneth McCord (President)

2.) Can you provide us with some details of your corporate background?

KFL is a registered CTA/CPO supported by a team of professionals many of whom share in common a background in science and a focus on breaking new ground in data mining and machine learning. KFL predominantly relies on the power and logic of machine intelligence in favor of domain experts and human limitations. As a result, we view predictive modeling as our core strength. Our method is rooted in statistics and advanced techniques. We use machine learning and pattern recognition techniques to build models and spot patterns that, in turn, inform our trading.

3.) Who are the Principals with trading authority?

David Sanderson (CCO) and Kenneth McCord (President)

4.) Can you provide details on the principal and/or managers’ education, career and trading background?

Dave is a co-founder of KFL Capital Management Ltd. (“KFL”) and its CEO. Dave also serves as President & CEO of KFL Investment Management Inc. (“KFL IMI”), the parent company of KFL.

Prior to KFL, Dave was a Managing Director at BMO Nesbitt Burns where he managed one of the largest retail brokerage offices in Canada. This position was the most recent in a 15-year career in financial services during....Click here to view this complete questionnaire!
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