Fri, Oct 21, 2016
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

LNG’s 'small and nimble’ European credit fund achieves high teens performance

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

LNG Capital’s managing partner and chief investment officer Louis Gargour is something of a hedge fund industry veteran in the credit and fixed income space having merged his Taurus Investment Management with RAB Capital in 2001 and built that fixed income business to over $1bn from scratch.

"We experienced the ups and downs of market cycles and pressures of growing a business" Gargour says. His team at $52m LNG Capital has worked together for 11 years, through a number of hedge fund environments. "The business risks are mitigated by the fact that we have a dedicated institutional backer, combined with our asset class experience" Gargour says. Describing his LNG Europa Credit fund as 'small and nimble’ Gargour explains that it is achieving annualised returns of 19% with 7.5% of performance so far this year.

LNG was partly seeded by its institutional partners, Atlantic Asset Management and Montage Alternative Advisors through a joint venture from Palmer Square Capital. Investment beyond that has come from family offices, private banks and funds of funds.

The fund is European focused looking for a broad spectrum of potential opportunities in high yield, investment grade, event driven, relative value and special situations in Europe. Investment style is top down and bottom up while research is conducted through a network of established "on the ground" relationships inWes......................

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. M&A - U.S. hedge fund HarbourVest is shock winner in the £1.1bn SVG Capital takeover saga, Hedge fund Parvus shows hand, toppling William Hill merger deal[more]

    U.S. hedge fund HarbourVest is shock winner in the £1.1bn SVG Capital takeover saga From The fierce battle to buy Britain's biggest private equity group has come to an unexpected conclusion, with the original bidder walking away with the prize. SVG Capital has agreed

  2. Marc Lasry: Energy is still a phenomenal opportunity[more]

    From Distressed debt specialist Marc Lasry said energy debt is still a "phenomenal opportunity" because investors can get "massively overpaid" for the risk they take on. There are "huge opportunities" in the energy sector especially in restructurings, the Avenue Capital Group CEO said Tues

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: Ex-SAC manager re-emerges with market neutral hedge fund[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: A manager re-emerged from the SAC battleground last year to launch his own hedge fund under the umbrella of New York-based investment firm Endicott Group.

  4. North America - Hedge-fund manager Kyle Bass says the U.S. is on track for stagflation, Billionaire hedge fund titans Dinan, Lasry on election, markets and best investment ideas[more]

    Hedge-fund manager Kyle Bass says the U.S. is on track for stagflation From Kyle Bass, founder of Hayman Capital Management, on Wednesday warned that the U.S. is headed toward so-called stagflation. Stagflation is typically described as persistently high inflation and hi

  5. Other Voices: Follow the advice of investment consultants - I think not[more]

    Mark Rzepczynski, Founding Partner, Chief Investment Officer AMPHI Research and Trading, writes on Harvest Exchange: Investment consultants are a force to the reckoned with in the pension world. They advise and drive many pension decisions around the globe. Consultants literally control trillion