David Saunders has been involved in the investment and trading of financial instruments since 1983. He has worked at Tucker Anthony & R.L. Day as an equity trader; First Boston Corp. as Vice President on the equity block trading desk; WaterStreet Capital, a hedge fund, as Head Trader; Tiger Management, as Head Trader; WorldSec Securities as President and ABN Amro Inc. as a Senior Managing Director. He co-founded K2 Advisors in 1994. He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1981 with a B.S. degree in Business.
UCITSindex.com: Your Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund (SICAV) with close to USD 1 billion assets under management, is one of the fastest growing liquid alternatives funds. What is the fund’s investment strategy?
David Saunders: Building upon Franklin Templeton’s strategic acquisition of K2 in 2012, the Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund provides access to a diversified portfolio of alternative investment strategies managed by institutional-quality hedge fund managers. Read More