Orsay Merger Arbitrage Fund: Oddo Asset Management

12th Annual European Single Manager Awards 2012

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Launching a fund that performs well in volatile markets paid off in 2011 for Oddo Asset Management. In a difficult market even compared with 2008, Orsay Merger Arbitrage Fund gained 10.66% between its launch in May to the end of 2011. For a first effort and especially in a year when most hedge fund strategies struggled, this was a resounding success.

The event driven fund invests in hard catalyst events, concentrating exclusively on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in developed markets. This single