Hedge Funds Review - 2008-11-04

Alkeon Capital Management -- November 2008

Sticking to your strategy and maintaining risk parameters is essential, particularly during a dislocated market. This is the view of Panayotis ‘Takis’ Sparaggis, president and chief investment officer of Alkeon Capital Management.

Finch Africa Fund -- June 2008

Jenni Chamberlain, portfolio manager of Finch Africa Fund, spent 12 years working in African markets in a variety of investment banking and corporate advisory roles. This experience convinced her that Africa was ripe for investment

Fivemore Fund -- November 2008

As a man who was once the youngest specialist trader on a German stock exchange, Johannes Minho Roth, partner, co-founder and head of trading operations at Five T Capital, is one of those rare cases of a person who has fulfilled early potential and…

Peconic Partners -- November 2008

Naming a company after a Native American tribe may seem to some a bit eccentric, but to William ‘Bill’ Harnisch, chief investment strategist at Peconic Partners, it seemed the perfect solution. The name, he says comes from a tribe resident in east Long…

Japan fund

Boyer Allan Investment Management’s the Japan Fund was launched in February 2000 with assets under management of $12 million. The new co-managers, Andrew Callender and Nick Tanner who took over running the fund in April 2008, have high hopes of improving…

QM Multi-strategy Fund -- October 2008

QuantMetrics is a London-based quantitative investment manager founded in 2003. The company was established by Mushtaq Shah and James Fowler who have worked as a team for over 11 years in quantitative investment management.

Trafalgar Capital Specialized Investment Fund

DTrafalgar Capital Specialized Investment Fund-FIS is a European-based alternative investment fund focusing on privately-negotiated funding transactions for small and mid-cap publicly traded companies in Europe and overseas.

Van Eck Hard Assets Hedge Strategy -- November 2008

Launched in 1996, Van Eck’s Hard Assets hedge strategy focuses on energy, metals and mining, paper and forest products, agriculture and other hard asset sectors. The portfolio employs a long/short strategy, using fundamental research to capitalise on mis…

DSAM Kauthar Natural Resources Fund

The DSAM Kauthor Natural Resources Fund, the third fund operating on the Al Safi platform, offers investors exposure to the natural resources sector. The fund invests exclusively in units of the Zweig-DiMenna Natural Resources Fund, a subtrust of the Al…

Global Maritime Investments -- September 2007

London-based M2M Management has tamed the notoriously volatile shipping market. The company’s Global Maritime Investments (GMI) Fund, a relative value arbitrage fund investing in the dry freight shipping sector, has returned 27.9% since inception in…

Moonraker Global Opportunities Fund -- October 2008

Moonraker takes its name from sailing. The moonraker or moonsail is the sail flown immediately above the skysail on the very top of the royal mast on large, squarerigged sailing ships of the clipper era. The sail enabled the ship’s master to achieve…

Caduceus Capital hedge fund -- November 2008

OrbiMed is the world’s largest healthcare-dedicated investment firm, with over $5 billion in assets under management. OrbiMed’s investment business, founded in 1989, invests across the spectrum of healthcare companies – from private start-ups to large…

RAB Gold Fund -- October 2008

In times of monetary uncertainty, the world turns to the only reserve currency it believes holds value, gold. So it is no surprise RAB Capital has set up the RAB Gold Fund. While the timing is advantageous, the group has always believed there is value in…

Moonraker Commodities Fund -- October 2008

Moonraker takes its name from sailing. The moonraker or moonsail is the sail flown immediately above the skysail on the very top of the royal mast on large, squarerigged sailing ships of the clipper era. The sail enabled the ship’s master to achieve…

Ramius -- October 2008

Ramius is a privately owned global alternative investment company with over 14 years experience and around $11 billion in assets. The company has a highly evolved platform for the institutional and private investor that includes three alternative…

Wessex Global Water Fund -- September 2008

Water is essential for human survival and is also necessary for nearly every sector of human activity – agriculture, industrial production and power generation and as a way to transport people and goods. According to the United Nations, an estimated 10%…

Melchior European Fund -- November 2008

Good management skills have made a big difference to Melchior European Fund. Dalton Strategic Partnership (DSP) launched the Melchior European Fund on October 2, 2006. The fund is a pan-European long/short all-cap equity fund. It aims to achieve…

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