The Alpha-Sigma division was formed in November 2014, with Crystalline’s acquisition of the assets of Sigma-Alpha Capital, a Montreal based alternative investment manager. Founded in 2004 by André Marsan and Luc Lapointe, Sigma-Alpha has managed a Global Macro strategy, available to segregated accounts for over 10 years.
The Emerald Global-Macro Fund was launched February 1st 2016 for institutional and HNW investors. Performance reports for the Emerald Fund will be available in 2017.
The Fund primarily uses listed futures on financial instruments such as equity and bonds indices, as well as commodities, and currencies. The program is managed according to a fundamental analysis of worldwide macroeconomic and geopolitical developments, coupled with some tactical portfolio positioning.