Attain Portfolio Advisors utilize world-class research and decades of hands-on experience
to seek out, select, and provide access to top tier Managed Futures Investments.

Our Philosophy

We believe managed futures will outperform other alternatives in a market crisis, that large managers have a declining return profile because of their size, and that better portfolio diversification is achieved through allocating to multiple “right-sized” managers with meaningful commodity exposure across different markets, trading strategies, and time frames.

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Why Managed Futures

Because they can offer positive performance in bear markets, be a hedge against inflation, provide tactical commodity exposure, and offer tremendous liquidity and transparency. Managed Futures is the trading of futures contracts both long and short in markets across the globe.

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Relative Value Fund +16.70% in 2016

The Relative Value Fund recorded it’s best calendar performance in 2016, up +16.70%. The fund is known for zigging when traditional managed futures strategies zag.

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View Performance

Get our monthly report on the performance of the Attain Funds and select research and education pieces.

Even with institutional grade operations and professionals monitoring day to day trading activity, futures based investments involve the risk of substantial losses and are not suitable for all investors.

  • "Our research and due diligence team has been together for 11 years, having analyzed hundreds of thousands of trades across more than 50 managed futures programs."

    - John Cummings, Investment Research Manager

  • "Not getting what you want from your managed futures exposure, we’ll do a free assessment of your current holdings in the space to see what's really going on under the hood."

    - Walter Gallwas, President, Founding Partner

  • "Attain was built upon the belief that a portfolio containing significant exposure to managed futures will outperform traditional stock, bond, hedge fund, and real estate portfolios over the long term."

    - Jeff Malec, CEO, Founding Partner

  • "Our low cost, consultative, education based approach to managed futures has been a natural fit with the fee based RIA community for years."

    - Jeff Eizenberg, Director of National Accounts

The Latest from Attain’s Managed Futures Blog

If you're an advisor or manager, it might be worth your time to check out a new whitepaper out from CalALTs (formerly California Hedge Fund Association) titled, “Best Practices. Hedge Fund and Private Equity Operations” in conjunction with their AltsLA conference. The research dives into the complexity of the Prime [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017
RCM Blog
Was last week the first real test to the so called Trump rally which had taken the Dow from 17,888 to 20,596 since the election, good for up 18% at its highs. The Trump Rally has been known for, if nothing else, its persistence – with the market seemingly climbing [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
RCM Blog
Little molecules are released into the cotton and permanently bind to it. From this point onward, it is possible to place a piece of cotton or fabric under a simple DNA scanner to see whether the marker is present. “This concept of using DNA tagging and following it throughout the [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
RCM Blog
There's no argument from the financial community that diversification is needed in your long term investment strategy. The degree of diversification and how much diversification, however, is very much up for debate. We don't think there will ever be a general consensus on this, and for good reason. Alternative Investment [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
RCM Blog

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Chicago, IL 60605

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Phone: 312-870-1520

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The risk of loss in trading commodity futures contracts, whether on one's own or through a managed account or pooled ‘fund’, can be substantial. You should therefore carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial condition. You may sustain a total loss of the investment. The information contained within this website is provided to present general information on our services and managed futures platform, and is intended for informational purposes only. It should not be viewed as a solicitation for any specific fund, which requires investor qualification as an accredited investor and the receipt of an offering document. Futures trading and investments in such trading is not suitable for all investors. You should not rely on any of the information as a substitute for the exercise of your own skill and judgment in making such a decision on the appropriateness of such investments.