SOURCE: TYL Trading

TYL Trading

July 24, 2012 10:00 ET

Money Manager Hurt by MF Global Bankruptcy Announces Special Strategy to Adapt and Recover

LAFAYETTE, LA--(Marketwire - Jul 24, 2012) - TYL Trading, LLC, a managed futures firm focused on applying an adaptive trading model to diverse global markets, has announced a new business strategy to recover from the devastating effects of the MF Global bankruptcy. Beginning July 24, 2012, qualified investors may access TYL Trading's Blend Diversified Program, which launched in August 2005, without incurring any incentive fees. The program's management fee will remain at 1.5% per annum based on the account balance.

"Just as we believe that the most adaptive trading models are those most likely to survive and prosper, TYL has adopted a creative strategy to help investors hurt by the MF Global bankruptcy recover and also to provide a lower priced opportunity for unaffected qualified investors (high net worth individuals, family offices, funds of funds, institutions)," commented Conway P. Geoffroy, TYL's principal and portfolio manager. He added, "We have decided to apply this investor opportunity to the next $25 million of aggregate commitments to our Blend Diversified Program."

TYL's Blend Diversified Program was recognized among the "Top 15 Managed Futures Programs -- Overall" through year-end 2011, based on rankings selected from a universe of 300 CTAs in Attain Capital's most recent Semi-Annual CTA Rankings (as of February 7, 2012).*

This program's adaptable trading approach has resulted in profitable performance during periods of both trending and non-trending markets. For example, in 2008 the majority of Blend Diversified Program's returns were earned from trend following signals, while in 2009, a trading environment lacking longer term price trends, the program's contra-trend and swing trading signals resulted in a positive annual return.

About TYL Trading, LLC
TYL Trading, LLC, founded in 1998, is a commodity trading advisor ("CTA") focused exclusively in exchange traded global futures markets. As a boutique money management firm, TYL's primary objective is to achieve exceptional risk adjusted returns that are uncorrelated to traditional investments. The team is led by Conway P. Geoffroy, portfolio manager and principal, who brings 25 years of futures trading and research experience. The firm's Blend Diversified Trading Model seeks consistent results by employing a multi-strategy, multi-timeframe and multi-signal approach with an overlay of strict risk management principles.

TYL Trading, LLC is a member of the National Futures Association and registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a Commodity Trading Advisor. TYL only accepts funds from Qualified Eligible Persons under CFTC Rule 4.7. For more information, visit www.tyltrading.com or phone 337.593.8595.

Notes:
* Attain Capital's Semi-Annual CTA Rankings are calculated using numerous criteria and metrics across program and performance measurements reported by CTAs, and may not be indicative of the overall CTA universe. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Further information on the Attain Capital CTA Rankings may be found at: http://www.attaincapital.com/alternative-investment-education/managed-futures-newsletter/financial-investment-advisor/459.  

This material is provided for informational purposes only, neither as an offer to sell nor a solicitation to invest. Such offer or solicitation must be preceded or accompanied by the current disclosure document of TYL Trading, LLC. This material is not to be construed as a solicitation of an order to buy or sell or the providing of advice as to the value or the advisability of trading in any contract or sale of any commodity for future delivery or option thereon or interest therein. No warranties, expressed or implied, are made regarding this information. There is a risk of loss in futures trading. Past Performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

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