William Blair Commodity L/S Strat I

The investment seeks long-term risk-adjusted total return.
The fund's investment strategies seek to provide broad exposure to commodities, provide attractive risk-adjusted returns with low correlations to traditional asset classes, maintain the inflation protection of commodities investing and profit in both up and down commodities markets. It seeks to provide exposure to the commodity trading strategies of independent commodity trading advisors selected by the Advisor, currently through derivative instruments (instruments whose values are based on, for example, indices, currencies or securities), and invests in fixed-income securities. It is non-diversified.

Key stats

Management firm  William Blair
Domicile  United States
Fund Administrator  William Blair & Company LLC
Global Branding Name  William Blair
Fund Status  OBSOLETE
12 month yield  1.52%
Fund currency  USD
Launch Date  2012-04-25
Obsolete Date  2014-07-24
ISIN  US9692517686
SEDOL  B809MN9
Manager 1 Name  Brian Ziv
Manager 2 Name  Douglas Elliman III
Fund Strategy  Managed Futures
Benchmark  Morningstar Long/Short Commodity Index
Fund Structure  Open Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  no

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2014-06-30
Return - 1 Month  0.88%
Return - 2 Months  0.88 %
Return - 3 Months  0.88%
Return - 6 Months  0.55 %
Return - 9 months  -1.38 %
Return - 12 Months  -0.85%
Annualized return 24 months  -2.83 %
Annualized return since Inception  -3.00%
Return YTD  0.55%

Charges

Minimum Investment  $500,000
Maximum Managment Charge  1.20 %
Exit charge  2.00 %

Contact

Contact Address  William Blair
Contact Address 2  222 West Adams Street, 12th Floor
Contact Address 3  Chicago, IL 60606
Contact city  Chicago
Contact country  United States
Fund Admin Group  William Blair
Web Address  www.williamblairfunds.com
Custodian  State Street Bank And Trust Co
Phone  1-800-635-2886

Price

Last Price Date  2014-07-24
Pre-tax nav  9.25

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