Steelhead Pathfinder Fund: Steelhead Partners

Americas Awards 2012

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The Steelhead Pathfinder Fund's conservative, yet inherently contrarian approach, to investing in convertible bonds has generated strong returns for investors with far lower volatility than its peers.

The fund employs a ‘rotational’ strategy that alternates between volatility and credit-oriented investments in response to changing market conditions.

"The theory is that different types of convertible bond positions are more or less exposed to credit spreads and volatility assumptions at various po