Emil van Essen

United States-flagUnited States Type: Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) Registrations: NFA ID: 281775
Program Past 12 Months Jun YTD CAROR WDD AUM Min Inv Visits
EvE Systematic Commodity Opportunities archived programs N/A -8.25 -22.69 $ 500k 6692
EvE Systematic Global Opportunities archived programs N/A 3.02 -19.97 $ 1,000k 19385
Global Tactical Allocation Program (GTAP) chart thumbnail -2.01 2.18 6.84 -3.54 $ 74.3M $ 4,000k 8138
Long-Short Commodity Program archived programs N/A -1.45 -26.99 $ 1,000k 13740
Long-Short Commodity Program - Accelerated chart thumbnail 10.12 6.24 1.83 -37.08 $ 250k $ 200k 11267
Multi-Strategy Program archived programs N/A -0.48 -26.62 $ 6,000k 10648
Spread Trading Program archived programs N/A 11.11 -36.21 $ 5,000k 40302
Spread Trading Program Limited chart thumbnail 5.85 1.54 -1.36 -36.66 $ 10.0M $ 5,000k 8180
Spread Trading Program Low Minimum archived programs N/A 26.77 -36.21 $ 500k 15094
Spread/Index Trading Program archived programs N/A 15.57 -6.28 $ 2,000k 10422

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. The risk of loss in trading commodity futures, options, and foreign exchange ("forex") is substantial.

CTA Introduction

Emil van Essen is the CIO & CEO of EMIL VAN ESSEN LLC a registered CTA. Emil has more than 20 years of experience in the futures industry in both Canada and the U.S. Additionally, he has been a registered Commodity Trading Advisor since 1997. His positions in the futures industry have included being an Institutional Futures Specialist for Prudential Securities, Director of Quantitative Futures Analysis at REFCO Global Ltd. LLC, Chicago, and Director of Managed Futures for the Bank of Montreal in Toronto, Canada. At Bank of Montreal, Mr. van Essen established its managed futures operations and began testing and developing a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) selection model.

Emil studied honors mathematics at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario from 1983 to 1986. Emil left the University of Waterloo to accept a highly regarded position at Prudential Bache Securities where he became one of the youngest brokers to qualify for Vice-Presidency and to be accepted into Prudential's elite International Presidents Club. He holds a Series 3 license. Emil has been a member of Mensa, has won awards for achievement in mathematics, and has authored two books on systematic futures trading.