Thu, Mar 5, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

36 South Capital Advisors launches Black Eyrar Fund

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

amb
Jerry Haworth
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

London-based investment firm 36 South Capital Advisors is launching its second tail risk fund. The Black Eyrar fund follows a successful, earlier tail risk fund – the Black Swan Fund which made 204% in 2008. The new fund will invest in volatility across all asset classes and geographical areas and is designed to perform reliably in extreme market stress. The strategy complements 36 South’s flagship offering, the absolute-return long-volatility Kohinoor Funds.

The Black Eyrar Fund is the latest entrant in a growing market of left tail risk focused products. As Opalesque has reported, because of 2008, investors have been focusing more of their attention on adding portfolio hedges that will help them avoid getting burned a second time. "The growth of the tail risk sector is largely driven by fear of another 2008," Jerry Haworth, co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of 36 South in an interview with Opalesque. He expects that the group may continue to expand as long as markets remain choppy and 2008 stays in the mind of investors.

The firm has been waiting to launch this fund for several years, but was waiting for the appropriate market dynamics. "We've basically been waiting since the end of 2009 to launch this product, where the market is right now makes it an opportune time," notes Haworth.

T......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Outlook - Philippe Jordan predicts 'alternative beta' to displace hedge funds, Stan Druckenmiller says Europe, Japan stocks will outpace U.S.[more]

    Philippe Jordan predicts 'alternative beta' to displace hedge funds From Investordaily.com.au: The disappointing performance of hedge funds in recent years is a result of "too much money chasing too little alpha", argues Capital Fund Management. Speaking to InvestorDaily, CFM partner Phi

  2. Investing - Seth Klarman of Baupost outlines his investment process as major stock market indices are stretched, Myriad hedge fund sold bulk of its Alibaba stake last year[more]

    Seth Klarman of Baupost outlines his investment process as major stock market indices are stretched From Valuewalk.com: As hedge fund manager Seth Klarman, leader of the $28 billion Baupost Group, reviews 2014 performance and considers investors gained near 7 percent on the year, he cons

  3. Investing - As rig count falls, hedge funds pile into long crude futures, Parus tactically shifts long/short exposure ratios, Mario Draghi outflanking Kuroda as bearish euro bets surge, Prime Capital’s 500.com bet derailed after 41% drop[more]

    As rig count falls, hedge funds pile into long crude futures From 247wallst.com: In the week ended February 27, the total number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States came in at 986, compared with 1,019 in the prior week and 1,430 a year ago. Including 281 other rigs mostly drill

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: dbSelect’s top ten FX strategies average almost 10% in January[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: In one of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (AWM)’s hedge fund platforms, called dbSelect, a number of FX Strategies did very well in January. dbSelect is a managed investment platform for unf

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: SEC’s Mark J. Flannery warns hedge funds against valuation misconduct[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Securities and Exchange Commission chief economist and director of Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) Mark J. Flannery has warned of the risks posed by market misconduct, particularly in the true valuation of assets by hedge fund managers. In his