Marto Capital Joins Kettera's Hydra Marketplace

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Kettera Strategies LLC, which operates Hydra -- the leading managed account marketplace for macro, commodities, and liquid equity hedge fund strategies -- today announced that Marto Capital LP will offer its liquid macro strategy through the Hydra marketplace.

Kettera Strategies LLC, which operates Hydra -- the leading managed account marketplace for macro, commodities, and liquid equity hedge fund strategies -- today announced that Marto Capital LP will offer its liquid macro strategy through the Hydra marketplace.

Marto was founded by Katina Stefanova, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, together with a group of senior executives, many of whom worked together at Bridgewater Associates. Marto’s “Liquid Macro” program is a quantitative, fundamental-based global macro strategy driven by asset class and country-specific bottom-up models allocating risk across foreign exchange, interest rates, equities, and commodities.

Kettera’s Hydra marketplace is a global platform giving investors access to established and emerging alternative asset managers while providing daily transparency, intra-month liquidity, and notional funding capabilities.

“Marto Capital is pleased to join the Hydra platform, and we believe that the current economic, political and social environment is favorable for a strategy like ours,” said Ms. Stefanova.

“We are excited to have Marto Capital join Hydra,” said Terri Engelman Rhoads, Kettera President

About Marto Capital LP

Marto Capital LP was founded by CEO/CIO Katina Stefanova in 2015, together with a senior leadership team, many of whom worked together at Bridgewater Associates. The firm’s main office is in New York.

Marto Capital began trading partner capital in 2015 and accepting external capital in 2016. The Trading Advisor has registered with the CFTC as a CPO, and has become a member of the NFA, and is also registered with the SEC as an RIA. The firm is owned by internal employees and Advisory Board members.

About Hydra and Kettera Strategies

Chicago-based Kettera Strategies LLC owns and operates Hydra, a leading independent, custody-based managed account marketplace. Hydra provides institutional investors, family offices, wealth managers, and high net worth investors with efficient access to an array of alternative investment strategies. More than 40 investment strategies are currently available on Hydra. Hydra allows investors to access single managers or create bespoke, multi-manager portfolios from an array of established and emerging managers. The marketplace offers enhanced liquidity, partial funding (depending on the strategy) and daily performance reporting. Hydra is independent and objective, freeing it from conflicts of interests often associated with bank and brokerage-based groups.

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Important Risk Information

The past performance of any investment product or any trading advisor associated with the Hydra Marketplace is not necessarily indicative of the future results of either this investment product, other investment offerings or the trading advisor or investment advisor associated with the platform. There is no guarantee or representation made that any Hydra investment program, trading manager or investment product associated therewith will be successful or not lose money. As with all investments, investment products offered on the Hydra marketplace are subject to the risk that the relevant investment management strategy may not produce the intended results.

This Hydra Marto Cell is new with a limited history of operations for investors to evaluate. There is no guarantee that the Hydra Cell will achieve its objective, generate positive returns, or avoid losses.

This release is intended solely for informational purposes only – and not for the solicitation of any investment product or advisory program. This document does not constitute advice or a recommendation to make any investment or for a specific investment strategy.

An investment in a Hydra Cell is not a deposit in a bank and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other government agency. The risks associated with an investment in any Hydra Cell can increase during times of significant market volatility. Each Hydra Cell also has specific principal risks, which are described in the Explanatory Memorandum. The above constitutes neither investment advice nor a solicitation for the purchase of securities. Potential investors should consult their own financial advisors and counsel as investments of this nature are speculative and involve substantial risk, including risk of principle. Potential investors should carefully review all of the offering documents related to the Hydra marketplace and the Marto Cell, which more adequately describe the structure and risks of the Hydra marketplace and the Marto Cell in order to determine whether any investment is appropriate for their individual circumstances and risk tolerance. Only investors who are qualified purchasers may invest in the Marto Cell.

PURSUANT TO AN EXEMPTIONS FROM THE U.S COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION (CFTC) AND THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC) IN CONNECTION WITH POOLS/PORTFOLIOS WHOSE PARTICIPANTS ARE LIMITED TO QUALIFIED ELIGIBLE PERSONS OR QUALIFIED PURCHASERS, AN OFFERING MEMORANDUM FOR ANY POOLS/PORTFOLIOS DESCRIBED HEREIN IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE, AND HAS NOT BEEN, FILED WITH THE CFTC OR THE SEC. NEITHER THE CFTC NOR THE SEC PASSES UPON THE MERITS OF PARTICIPATING IN A POOL/PORTFOLIO OR UPON THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF AN OFFERING MEMORANDUM. CONSEQUENTLY, NEITHER THE CFTC NOR THE SEC HAS NOT REVIEWED OR APPROVED ANY OFFERING MEMORANDUM FOR ANY OF THE POOLS/PORTFOLIOS.

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