Altegris Announces Launch Of The CTA Challenge 2013

             Altegris Announces Launch Of The CTA Challenge 2013

Year-Long Competition to Recognize the Best Commodity Trading Advisors in the

PR Newswire

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Altegris Clearing Solutions
(, has announced the inaugural Altegris CTA Challenge,
a competition for professional managed futures managers.

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Altegris Clearing Solutions, part of the Altegris Group of Companies, is a
premier gateway to managed accounts for both professional investors and
service providers in managed futures.

"Altegris Clearing Solutions is focused on providing access to the industry's
highest-quality managers available in managed account format, consistent with
the overall Altegris mission of finding best of breed alternative
investments," said Jon Sundt, President and CEO of Altegris. "The CTA
Challenge is an extension of that effort, giving us the opportunity to find
and highlight exceptional managers who demonstrate real, sustainable talent.
It will also provide managers with a platform to measure their performance and
benchmark the effectiveness of their strategies, while showcasing their talent
to potential investors."

Lead sponsors for the competition include R.J. O'Brien, the largest
independent futures brokerage in the U.S., and Investor Analytics, a leading
provider of meaningful and accurate risk reporting analytical services.

The Challenge is open to all qualified CTA's and is seeking entries from both
undiscovered talent and established managers. Registration for the Altegris
CTA Challenge 2013 opened November and will close on December 10, 2012. The
winner will be announced in early 2014 and will be selected based on both
quantitative and qualitative scoring including both daily total risk adjusted
returns and position based analysis over the course of the Challenge. For more
information about the Altegris CTA Challenge 2013, visit

For more information about Altegris, please contact Jami Schlicher at
973-850-7309 or, or Andrea Trachtenberg at 800-828-5225

About Altegris Clearing Solutions
Altegris Clearing Solutions, a registered introducing broker and CTA, and NFA
member, introduces customer accounts to futures commission merchants,
recommends a platform of futures trading programs and provides futures
consulting services. Altegris Clearing Solutions and its affiliates (the
Altegris Companies) are wholly owned subsidiaries of Genworth Financial, Inc.
(NYSE: GNW) and are affiliated with Genworth Financial Wealth Management, Inc.

Jami Schlicher

SOURCE Altegris Clearing Solutions

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