DB Platinum IV Systematic Alpha is an open-ended UCITS compliant fund with Winton Capital Management Ltd acting as Portfolio Manager. The Investment Strategy is a systematic trend-following strategy based on the Winton Diversified Program as adapted to comply with the UCITS regulation. The underlying investment philosophy is based on observation that markets tend to trend over the short, medium and long-term as result of “herding” behaviour by market participants. The Investment Strategy is a computer-based trading system owned and operated by Winton which is designed to provide a speculative trading of global exchange-traded futures, forwards and options markets on commodities (e.g. energies, base and precious metals and crops), equity indices, bonds, short-term interest rates and currencies.