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Teton - A Long/Short and Relative Value Strategy

Cayler Capital LLC (CCL) is a systematic energy program that seeks to deliver growth, diversification, and preserve capital in the oil market via systematic discipline with fundamental analysis. CCL is focused on trading futures and options in the WTI, Brent, Gasoline, and Heating Oil markets.

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Investment Universe

Oil Related Futures and Options

Strategy Type

Long/Short and Relative Value

Managed by

Cayler Capital LLC

Strategy Highlights

Low Minimum Investment $20,000


Niche strategy is uncorrelated to the S&P500 and the HFR Macro CTA Index.

Low Minimum Investment $20,000

Daily Liquidity

No lockup period and always utilizes high water marks.

Low Minimum Investment $20,000

Alignment of Interests

Significant manager capital invested in the strategy.

This Is Why Teton Is the Right Strategy for You

Cayler Capital LLC (CCL) utilizes over 1,000 fundamental data points (see algorithm inputs below) and systematizes the art of fundamental trading.

The strategy has six algorithms that focus on global fundamentals in the energy market with inputs of

  1. refinery production models,
  2. physical oil movements around the world,
  3. field level oil production,
  4. demand forecasts,
  5. refinery turnarounds,
  6. and the term structure in the market.

Reasons to Invest

  • Niche strategy – under invested opportunity for most investors
  • Uncorrelated to S&P 500 – (0.20) and HFR Macro CTA Index 0.01
  • Daily liquidity – No lockup period and high water mark
  • Low margin requirements – Average margin usage is under 10%
  • Strong alignment of interests – Significant capital invested by the principal
  • Six siloed algorithms offer diversification and uncorrelated investing within the portfolio
  • Diversification – 70% of VaR is relative value based with gasoline and heating oil cracks

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Hedge Fund Manager

Teton Is Managed by Brent Belote

Brent Belote is the manager of the Cayler Energy Program. Prior to founding Cayler Capital, he ran the Oil Product Derivative book for North America at JP Morgan from 2012 to 2016, managing a derivative portfolio with over $1B of oil related futures, options, swaps, and complex derivative structures. From 2009 to 2012, he was the Crude Oil Derivatives trader at JP Morgan with a focus on fundamental analysis and systematic trading.

He graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business with an MBA specializing in Quantitative Finance and Economics, and has a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California. Brent has three children and when not chasing them around he love to play golf, fish, ski, and bike in Jackson, WY.

“Oil fundamentals tell a story and our systematic risk framework is the best vehicle to capture alpha in the oil market.”

Brent Belote
Hedge Fund Manager @ CARL Teton, LLC

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3 Easy Steps to Invest in Our Teton Strategy

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What Investors Say About CARL

"I didn’t know investments like this existed before finding CARL, and I guess they didn’t for regular investors until now. It provides so many more options, I can now manage my own hedge fund portfolio, diversify my investments and I have the potential to earn a return regardless of market direction."

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