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  • sierra capital frankfurt

    S I E R R A
    C A P I T A L

    P A R T N E R S

"We represent mana­gers that we believe to offer out­stan­ding invest­ment oppor­tunities and that share our core values of relia­bility, dili­gence and trans­parency."

Stephanie Hoefling | Managing Director

TAO ALTERNATIVES

TAO’s Alternative Opportunities Strategy aims to extract and monetize alternative investment opportunities in Equity, Rates and Foreign Exchange markets.

In order to achieve continued capital appreciation, while reducing drawdowns, the discretionary multi-asset strategy focuses on implementing uncorrelated OTC transactions which exploit structural dislocations, resulting in a highly diversified and well-balanced portfolio. Strategy investments target risk premia of second and third derivation such as volatility and correlation. 

The drawdown optimisation is achieved through combining the opportunity investments in the portfolio with long volatility positions in all asset classes. The long volatility positions are an essential strategy component and are continuously employed in the portfolio. 

The strategy shows a low correlation to traditional asset classes and has a live track record over more than 11 years and assets under management over 500mio EUR. It is investable in two formats, an AIF and a UCITS fund. 

QUANTUM INVESTING

Quantum Investing is a UK-based investment boutique focusing on continuous research to find new sources of returns and to monitor its trading algorithms along various dimensions including economic drivers, crowdedness, hidden risks, and long term valuations.

The Quantum Multi Strategy aims to generate sustainable performance while maintaining a low average correlation to equities and bonds by systematically exploiting a number of investor biases and market structural inefficiencies.

The Strategy is designed along multiple layers of diversification through a combination of 20+ trading algorithms over five different asset classes (equities, bonds, interest rates, currencies, and commodities) and three regions (US, Europe and Asia).

Historically the strategy has exhibited a low correlation to similar multi-strategy portfolios

FIRST PRIVATE

First Private Investment Management, in partnership with hedge fund specialist Resonanz Capital, launches a new equity long/short strategy for index futures under a UCITS umbrella, the First Private Helix Fund.

The new First Private Helix fund relies on counter-cyclical investments to achieve uncorrelated returns using the reversal effect.

The reversal effect already demonstrated by De Bondt and Thaler in 1985 indicates that future stock market returns over a longer period of time are negatively correlated with past price performance. Stocks that have lower returns than the market over time will tend to outperform later and vice versa. This behavior can also be observed over short periods of time. 

The Helix strategy takes advantage of this observation in a systematic and market-neutral approach by investing in a broadly diversified portfolio of approximately 30 global equity index futures. A statistical learning process adapts to dynamically changing market conditions.

Particularly in periods of heightened volatility, the strategy can benefit from market distortions and exploit the resulting trading opportunities. 

The strategy has a return target of Euribor plus 10 percent with annualized volatility below 10 percent. 

8F ASSET MANAGEMENT

8F Asset Management Pte Ltd is a Singapore-regulated impact investment manager specialising in socially and environmentally responsible land-based salmon farming. The company has offices worldwide including Frankfurt, London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.

8F manages the 8F Aquaculture Funds, a range of private equity vehicles that invest globally in the construction and operation of large-scale land-based salmon farms using proven Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) technology. This technology allows the fish to be grown sustainably, close to the end-consumer, without using sea-water or damaging the oceans, resulting in a clean and healthy product free of chemicals and micro-plastics.

8F has specially created Pure Salmon (www.pure-salmon.com) as the operating company and brand for the salmon farms.

QUANTESSENCE - The Euroclear Infrastructure for Savings Products

Quantessence aims to bring the Euroclear Infrastructure closer to the market for Savings Products. 

The Quantessence platform takes care of operations, set-up and data management for financial institutions. By builing a pipeline between the distributor of a savings product and its hedge or asset providers the platform generates hedge information and executes asset orders for individualised investment products. As a result, distributors such as insurers and private banks can easily build their distinct range of individualised and protected savings products

Quantessence is part of Euroclear, one of the world’s preeminent financial infrastructure providers. 

 

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