ABR 75/25 Volatility UCITS Fund
The ABR 75/25 Volatility UCITS Fund (the “Fund”) is managed by ABR Dynamic Funds (the “Investment Manager”), a New York City-based advisory firm specializing in volatility strategies.
The Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing in securities and derivative instruments that provide long exposure to CBOE Volatility Index (“VIX Index”), S&P 500 Index futures and long-dated U.S. Treasury securities, along with short exposure to VIX Index futures. In managing the Fund, the Investment Manager creates a 75/25 blend of its proprietary Long Volatility and Short Volatility strategies. Depending on the level of volatility in the market, the Fund gains exposure to different portfolio constituents in differing amounts or levels in order to generate long-term capital appreciation from price changes involving these instruments that track volatility levels.
ABR 75/25 Volatility UCITS Fund
Mr. Skordal is the Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager at ABR Dynamic Funds. He has over 15 years of investment experience. He was formerly a Trader at Toro Trading LLC, where he worked alongside Mr. Lukof. At Toro Trading, he developed and managed the international Exchange Traded Funds desk. Before joining Toro Trading in 2009, Mr. Skordal was a specialist on the American Stock Exchange for Susquehanna International Group.
David graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor of Science (SB) degree in Physics. He is involved with several charities, including Mercy Corps and The Possibility Project in New York, NY.
Mr. Lukof is the CEO and Founder of ABR Dynamic Funds. He has over 15 years of investment experience. He was formerly a partner at Toro Trading LLC, where he co-managed equity derivative trading strategies. Mr. Lukof, as a market maker, was responsible for trading single name and index-related exchanged traded products. He began his career at TANSTAAFL Research & Trading, LLC, as the youngest member of the American Stock Exchange at that time.
Taylor graduated from Bucknell University, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He is active at his alma mater, serving both on the Advisory Board of the Student Managed Investment Fund and on the cabinet of the $500 million WE DO capital campaign. He is involved in several charities, including Summer Search.
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