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Purple Valley Capital, Inc - Diversified Trend 1



Principal(s): Donald Wieczorek
Strategy: Global Macro Trend-Following / Diversified
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Statistics & Program Information

Sep Return   7.25% Worst Drawdown (2)    -69.73% Minimum Investment   $100,000
YTD Return   46.57% Losing Streak (3)    -18.38 % AUM (5)   $8,300,000
Annual CROR (1)   15.45 Sharpe Ratio (4)   0.50 Calmar Ratio (6)    N/A
Trading Methodology
100% Systematic
Style Sub-Categories
Trend Following

Trading Style
100% Trend Following
Market Sector
12% Stock Indices
13% Currencies
12% Financials
13% Metals
12% Energies
12% Agriculturals
13% Meats
13% Softs
Holding Period
50% Long Term
50% Medium Term
Sector
US
Contracts
Futures

Start Date   Aug-2008 Currency   US Dollar Margin (7)   18%
New Money   Yes AUM (5)   $8,300,000 Management Fee    2.00%
Min Investment    $100,000 Annual CROR (1)   15.45 Incentive Fee    20.00%
Fund Minimum    $100,000 Losing Streak (3)    -18.38 % Other Fees   None
Notional Funds    No Worst Drawdown (2)    -69.73 % Avg Comm (8)   $4.00
NFA Member    Yes Sharpe Ratio (4)    0.50 Max Comm (9)   0.00
NFA Number    0395114 Calmar Ratio (6)    N/A Round Turns (10)    1,000
Starting Date:  Aug-2008 Currency:  US Dollar
Open to New Investors:  Yes Current Assets:  $8,300,000
Open to US Investors:  Yes Annual CROR:  15.45%
Minimum Fund Investment:  $100,000 Worst Monthly Drawdown:  -69.73
Minimum Managed Account:  $100,000 Current Losing Streak:  -18.38 %
Domocile:   Calmar:  N/A
Subscriptions:  N/A Sharpe Ratio:  0.50
Redemptions:  N/A US Attorney:  Not Listed
Lock Up:  N/A Offshore Attorney:  Not Listed
Hurdle Rate:  N/A Administrator:  Not Listed
Administraton Fee:  0.00% Prime Broker:  Not Listed
Management Fee:  2.00% Auditor:  Not Listed
Incentive Fee:  20.00% NFA Member:  Yes
Other Fees:  None FINRA Member:  No
Other Memberships:  
Type of Fund:
Domicile:
Strategy:
Track Record Prepared By: Michael Coglianese CPA. P.C.
Correlations: AG CTA Index: 0.628              AG Systematic CTA Index: 0.654             

P - Proprietary Trading Results * C - Client Trading Result * P&C - Combines Client & Proprietary Trading Results (the accounting notes will identify the time frame for each.

1. Rates of Return: Rate of Returns are calculated from the start date of each program. Usually returns are calculated based on the Annual Compounded Rate of Return method. In some cases returns have been calculated on a Non-Compounded basis. This would occur when a Manager trades based on account unit rather than on account equity.

The Annual Compound Rate of Return ("Annual CROR") represents the compounded rate of return or each year or portion thereof presented. It is computed by applying successively respective monthly rate of return for each month beginning with the first month of that period. The Annual Rate of Return ("Annual ROR") is the annualized Mean Return.

2. The Worst Peak-to-Valley Drawdown ("Worst Drawdown") is defined as the greatest cumulative percentage decline in net asset value due to losses sustained by the trading program during any period in which the initial net asset value is not equaled or exceeded by a subsequent asset value.

3. Start & End Dates: Indicates the Start and End Dates of the Worst Peak-to-Valley Drawdown.

4. The Current Losing Streak ("Losing Streak") represents the extent of the Advisor's current drawdown.

5. Annualzied Standard Deviation is one way to look at consistency of returns. It measures the degree by which the monthly returns vary from the average (mean) return.

6. Downside Deviation is a measure of downside volatility. It only considers those monthly performance results that are less than the monthly Minimum Acceptable Rate of Return.

7. The Sharpe Ratio is a risk-adjusted ratio that rewards consistency of returns. Traders are penalized for volatility regardless of whether it is on the up or downside. The Sharpe Ratios is calculated using a 1% risk-free rate of return.

8. The Sortino Ratio is a risk-adjusted ratio. The higher the number the better. Results are dependent upon the Minimum Acceptable Rate of Return (currently set at 5%.

9. The Sterling Ratio is a risk-adjusted return measurement calculated by dividing the Annualized Compound ROR by the Average Yearly Maximum Drawdown less an arbitrary 10%. The Sterling Ratio is normally calculated using the last 36 months of data.

10. The Calmar Ratio represents the historical amount gained for each dollar risked. A higher number is better. Unless otherwise denoted the Calmar Ratio is calculated by dividing the 36 month Compounded ROR by the 36 month Peak to Valley Drawdown. Traders with less than 36 months of data or a negative Calmar Ratio will be indicated by N/A.

11. The Omega Function accounts for the non-normal distributions of returns and takes into account the investor's preferences for loss and gain. Omega is computed directly from the returns distribution and measures the total impact of the moments instead of each one of them individually.

12. Minimum Investment represents the minimum account size.

13. Assets Under Management ("AUM") represents the current nominal assets traded by the Manager.

14. The Number of Winning Months represents the months with positive return.

15. The Number of Losing Months represents the months with negative return.

16. The Percentage of Winning Months represents the % of winning months.

17. Margin to Equity ("Margin") represents the average margin as a percent of a fully funded account.

18. Round Turns per Million ("Round Turns") represent the average number of round turns that would be generated in a $1,000,000 account.

19. Average Commission ("Avg Comm") represents the average commission rate of the composite track record. A higher or lower commission rate would increase or decrease the performance accordingly.

20. Maximum Commisions ("Max Comm") is the Maximum Round Turn Rate allowable by the Manager.

Trading Description, Risk Strategy & Background

Purple Valley Capital, Inc. utilizes a disciplined and systematic strategy to trade a wide array of global futures markets with the goal of capturing large persistent market trends. The strategy is highly diversified, trading over 40 markets, across many time frames, both long and short. The core of the investment program is to cut losing trades very quickly and systematically, ride winners, appropriately manage risk, and be consistent. Patience and discipline are essential while trading this program. The active risk control process seeks to protect capital and limit downside risk, while skewing returns and volatility to the upside.

Donald Wieczorek is the Founder and President of Purple Valley Capital, Inc. He started his career in finance at JPMorgan as a summer analyst in their Equity Capital Markets Group while still an undergraduate at Williams College. Upon graduating Williams with a B.A. in Economics in 2008, Don officially launched PVC and began managing client capital professionally using his systematic risk management strategy. Don is responsible for implementing PVC's trading strategy and setting the strategic direction of the firm. Don has been featured in Futures Magazine as a “Top Trader”. He is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and is a member of the National Futures Association. Don resides with his wife and two dogs in Jacksonville, Florida. When not thinking about markets, Don enjoys golfing, fishing, and cooking.

Monthly Performance Since August 2008

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov DecROR Max DD
2022 12.80% 8.30% 12.41% 25.82% -2.26% 6.34% -11.11% -14.39% 7.25%   46.57% -23.9%
2021 7.86% 35.24% 19.40% 3.67% -5.71% -9.47% -1.24% -2.23% -1.66% -2.77% -12.22% -13.03% 8.63% -39.84%
2020 -0.69% 17.65% 56.50% -11.45% -5.61% -12.99% 27.16% 10.83% -21.09% 10.62% 20.66% 51.81% 199.65% -27.28%
2019 -7.79% 8.24% -12.08% 5.09% 5.92% 2.19% -17.34% 24.86% -19.57% 0.37% 0.45% 10.08% -8.07% -19.57%
2018 17.56% -16.35% -4.16% -0.62% -22.21% 4.82% -4.60% 14.49% 0.20% -16.71% 12.92% 3.06% -18.97% -40.78%
2017 -6.14% -0.70% -2.93% 0.86% -3.56% -2.78% 0.68% -0.41% -8.35% 7.44% 3.96% 0.25% -11.95% -21.38%

Annual Performance

Years200820092010201120122013
ROR70.81%15.89%53.36%-11.17%2.73%-23.21%
Max DD-1.79%-21.51%-27.66%-33.95%-14.78%-29.70%

Years201420152016201720182019
ROR87.94%-12.56%-30.01%-11.95%-18.97%-8.07%
Max DD-8.09%-26.86%-33.41%-21.38%-40.78%-19.57%

Years202020212022 YTD
ROR199.65%8.63%46.57%
Max DD-27.28%-39.84%-23.90%



PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESS. THERE IS A RISK OF LOSS IN FUTURES TRADING.

VAMI, Assets under Management & Worst Drawdown

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RISK DISCLOSURE

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.

THIS MATTER IS INTENDED AS A SOLICITATION FOR MANAGED FUTURES. THE RISK OF TRADING COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS AND/OR FOREIGN EXCHANGE ('FOREX') IS SUBSTANTIAL. THE HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE ASSOCIATED WITH COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS AND FOREX CAN WORK AGAINST YOU AS WELL AS FOR YOU. THIS HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE CAN RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL LOSSES, AS WELL AS GAINS. YOU SHOULD THEREFORE CAREFULLY CONSIDER WHETHER SUCH TRADING IS SUITABLE FOR YOU IN LIGHT OF YOUR FINANCIAL CONDITION. IF YOU ARE UNSURE YOU SHOULD SEEK PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. AN INVESTOR MUST READ AND UNDERSTAND THE CTA’S CURRENT DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT BEFORE INVESTING. THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES OF PROFIT NO MATTER WHO IS MANAGING YOUR MONEY.

PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESS. IN SOME CASES MANAGED ACCOUNTS ARE CHARGED SUBSTANTIAL COMMISSIONS AND ADVISORY FEES. THOSE ACCOUNTS SUBJECT TO THESE CHARGES, MAY NEED TO MAKE SUBSTANTIAL TRADING PROFITS JUST TO AVOID DEPLETION OF THEIR ASSETS. EACH COMMODITY TRADING ADVISOR ("CTA") IS REQUIRED BY THE COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION ("CFTC") TO ISSUE TO PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS A RISK DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OUTLINING THESE FEES, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND OTHER ASSOCIATED RISKS. A HARD COPY OF THESE RISK DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS ARE READILY AVAILABLE BY CLICKING ON EACH CTA'S "REQUEST DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT" BUTTON.

THE FULL RISK OF COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS AND FOREX TRADING CAN NOT BE ADDRESSED IN THIS RISK DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. NO CONSIDERATION TO INVEST SHOULD BE MADE WITHOUT THOROUGHLY READING THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OF EACH OF THE CTAS IN WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AN INTEREST. REQUESTING A DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT PLACES YOU UNDER NO OBLIGATION AND EACH DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED AT NO COST. THE CFTC HAS NOT PASSED UPON THE MERITS OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS NOR ON THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS. OTHER DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED TO YOU BEFORE AN ACCOUNT MAY BE OPENED FOR YOU.

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS SHOULD NOT BASE THEIR DECISION ON INVESTING IN THIS TRADING PROGRAM SOLELY ON THE PAST PERFORMANCE PRESENTED. ADDITIONALLY, IN MAKING AN INVESTMENT DECISION, PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS MUST ALSO RELY ON THEIR OWN EXAMINATION OF THE PERSON OR ENTITY MAKING THE TRADING DECISIONS AND THE TERMS OF THE ADVISORY AGREEMENT INCLUDING THE MERITS AND RISKS INVOLVED.

AUTUMN GOLD CTA INDEXES ARE NON-INVESTABLE INDEXES COMPRISED OF THE CLIENT PERFORMANCE OF CTA PROGRAMS INCLUDED IN THE AUTUMN GOLD DATABASE AND DO NOT REPRESENT THE COMPLETE UNIVERSE OF CTAS. INVESTORS SHOULD NOTE THAT IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO INVEST IN THESE INDEXES.