Kensington Asset Management Crowned Best In Class By SMArtX

By Bruce DeLaurentis - March 2021

Kensington Asset Management Crowned Best In Class By SMArtX

AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 30, 2021): Kensington Asset Management, LLC (“Kensington”), an asset manager specializing in quantitative decision models, was recently recognized by SMArtX Advisory Solutions (“SMArtX”) during its 2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony. SMArtX, a leading innovator in unified managed accounts (UMA) technology and architect of the SMArtX turnkey asset management platform (TAMP), announced winners via livestream on the company’s website. Winners were chosen in 16 categories from among 725 strategies available on the SMArtX UMA platform based on annual performance data for the period ending December 30, 2020. Kensington’s Managed Income Strategy was awarded Best Risk-Adjusted Returns for Fixed Income Strategies.

“We are incredibly honored to receive this recognition for our Managed Income Strategy,” said Bruce DeLaurentis, founder of Kensington and portfolio manager. “With 2020’s unprecedented challenges, we believe the Managed Income Strategy was able to execute on its objectives; avoiding significant drawdown, while providing investors the opportunity to take advantage of positive trends in the second half of the year. Our Managed Income Strategy just recently celebrated its 29th anniversary, and we are pleased to offer this strategy to SMArtX users. We are impressed by the continued growth of the SMArtX platform and excited to be part of their cutting-edge technology solutions for financial advisors.”          

Kensington’s Managed Income Strategy uses a proprietary trend-following model to identify and act on prevailing sentiment, with a focus on higher-yielding fixed income securities. The Managed Income Strategy is available on leading TAMPs, such as SMArtX. Additionally, Kensington uses a substantially similar approach in a daily-liquid mutual fund, the Kensington Managed Income Fund (Ticker: KAMIX). KAMIX is available on various custodians. Please reference the fund prospectus for further information regarding KAMIX, including risk factors, fees and expenses.



Kensington specializes in data-driven decision models for the fixed income and equity markets. Our focus is to help provide investors with confidence through quantitative analytics, by attempting to participate in rising markets, while taking steps to avoid exposure during times of market decline or volatility. Kensington was founded by Bruce P. DeLaurentis, a quantitative pioneer with over 40 years of trading expertise through numerous market cycles. Mr. DeLaurentis is the Portfolio Manager of the Kensington Managed Income Strategy and Managed Income Fund.


Kensington Risk Adjusted FI 


SMArtX Advisory Solutions is the next generation managed accounts technology provider and manages SMArtX, a turnkey asset management platform and the only platform to seamlessly offer traditional, alternative, and passive direct index strategies in a unified managed account structure. The firm also licenses its proprietary managed accounts technology to replace help firms replace legacy technology and power several investment platforms for RIAs, broker-dealers, and asset managers.

Advisors Preferred, LLC serves as investment advisor to the Kensington Managed Income Strategy and Kensington Managed Income Fund, distributed by Ceros Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC.  Advisors Preferred and Ceros are commonly held affiliates. Bruce DeLaurentis is portfolio manager of the Kensington Managed Income Fund and an investment adviser representative with Advisors Preferred, LLC and Kensington Asset Management, LLC.


Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Kensington Managed Income Fund before investing. This information can be found in the Fund's prospectus and summary prospectus which should be read carefully.  To obtain a copy of the prospectus and summary prospectus, please call 877.891.1222 or access on our website at


There is no guarantee the Kensington Managed Income Strategy or Managed Income Fund will achieve its investment objectives.  There is no guarantee any investment strategy will generate a profit or prevent a loss. Investing in a mutual fund involves risk, including loss of principal.  Risks specific to the Kensington Managed Income Fund are detailed in the prospectus and include bond risk, emerging market risk, junk bond risk, limited history of operations risk, management risk, market risk, mutual fund risk, non-diversification risk and turnover risk. For details regarding each risk, please see the Fund's prospectus.



SOURCE Kensington Asset Management, LLC


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