Schot Capital

Gibraltar-flagGibraltar Type: Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) Registrations: Other
Program Past 12 Months Oct YTD CAROR WDD AUM Min Inv Visits
Multi Diversified Program chart thumbnail 0.69 17.63 11.49 -15.85 $ 22.5M $ 1,000k 1530

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

The former principal partner of a London-based family office is in the process of launching his own firm to house the proprietary trend-following strategy he has been running for over a decade. Jacob Schot, who finalized the Multi Diversified Program in January 2007 and who until recently managed the strategy under family office Lawrence Capital, has established Schot Capital as an independent entity to run the program. The firm will be managed out of Gibraltar, where Schot is based.

The strategy was inactive between 2012 and 2016 when Schot was working as a financial consultant – the track record (not shown here) for this period is estimated based on a back-test of the system conducted by Schot.

It trades global futures markets, including fixed income, equity indices, currencies, energy, grains and soft commodities. The program aims to capture both long and short trends and consists of multiple, non-correlated strategies.

“I believe I have something very good on offer and based on previous experiences I decided to set up my own firm and not to be dependent on other people or partners anymore,” Schot said.

For now, Schot plans to run the program through managed accounts and only later he will decide on the launch of a fund. The program can be leveraged up or down as per the investor his/her appetite.

Schot has over 30 years of experience as an asset manager, most of those in the commodities markets. Among other ventures, Schot founded in 1991 an interactive trading and clearing solutions business, Derivatives Investment Management Europe, which developed the retail trading platform for Interactive Brokers Group.