Chesapeake Capital Adds Diversified Strategy to Kettera's Hydra Marketplace

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Kettera Strategies LLC and its Hydra marketplace, a global market providing investors with manager access, notional funding, daily transparency and twice monthly liquidity to established and emerging alternative asset managers, today announced that Chesapeake Capital Corporation has added its bellwether Diversified strategy to Hydra.

Kettera Strategies LLC and its Hydra marketplace, a global market providing investors with manager access, notional funding, daily transparency and twice monthly liquidity to established and emerging alternative asset managers, today announced that Chesapeake Capital Corporation has added its bellwether Diversified strategy to Hydra.

Chesapeake was founded in 1988 by Jerry Parker and seeks uncorrelated returns through consistency in approach across a broad range of global markets and variable market conditions. Its Diversified strategy uses a fully systematic, long-term trend following approach across more than 100 futures and FX markets.

“Big brand managers like Chesapeake, as well as emerging and international managers, are moving onto Hydra to provide investors with a new way to access their programs,” said Jon Stein, CEO of Hydra’s operator, Chicago-based Kettera Strategies. “Hydra provides the best ‘one-stop shop,’ not only for this accessibility, but efficiency of funding and transparency as well.”

More than 40 investment strategies are available on Hydra and the marketplace has attracted more than 100 investors to date.

“We are excited about the opportunity with the Hydra platform,” said Mr. Parker, Chesapeake’s Founder and Chairman. “Hydra has the best of both worlds - a veteran team of players behind it with cutting edge technology and research.”

About Chesapeake Capital Corporation
Chesapeake Capital Corporation was founded in 1988 by Jerry Parker. With nearly 30 years of managing client capital, Chesapeake is focused, consistent and disciplined in its approach. Chesapeake provides investors uncorrelated returns through consistency in approach across a broad range of global markets and variable market conditions. Chesapeake is regulated in the U.S. by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a Commodity Trading Advisor and Commodity Pool Operator and by the Securities and Exchange Commission as an Investment Adviser.

About Hydra and Kettera Strategies
Kettera Strategies LLC owns and operates Hydra, the leading independent custody-based managed account platform. Kettera launched Hydra to provide institutional investors, family offices, wealth managers and high net worth investors with efficient access to global macro, FX, volatility and managed futures strategies.

Hydra allows investors to access single managers or create bespoke, multi-manager portfolios from an array of established and emerging managers. The platform is custody based and offers enhanced liquidity, partial funding and daily performance reporting.

Hydra is independent and objective, freeing it from conflicts of interests often associated with bank and brokerage based groups. Kettera is owned by management and outside investors, which include Lighthouse Investment Partners and several significant U.S. based family offices.

CONTACT: Thomas Walek Peaks Strategies twalek(at)PeaksStrategies(dot)com 917-353-7575

Important Risk Information
The past performance of the Fund or any trading advisor associated with the Hydra marketplace is not necessarily indicative of the future results of either the Fund or the corresponding Hydra Cell. There is no guarantee or representation made that any Hydra Cell investment program, trading manager or investment product associated therewith will be successful.

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.

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