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Shaked Capital Advisors performs well with strongest tail winds for long and head winds for short exposure

Friday, July 12, 2013

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Amir Shaked
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia for New Managers:

Shaked Capital Advisors is enjoying strong returns despite volatilities in the markets and the sell off last June, says Managing Partner Amir Shaked. The asset manager runs the fund of hedge funds Shaked Opportunity Fund, which is currently featured in Opalesque Solutions' Emerging Managers Database.

"The fund is performing very well given its optimal, concentrated portfolio of disproportionate, directional exposure to the investment strategies, assets and geographies with the strongest tail winds (for long exposure) and head winds (for short exposure)," Shaked told Opalesque. "For example, certain notable exposures to tail winds have been premised on the improvement of the economy of the U.S. Also, certain notable exposures to head winds have been premised on the deterioration of the economies of the European PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain) and emerging nations especially dependent on commodities. The fund's exposure is executed by investment managers that are the best equipped specialists in their respective fields and most likely to perform very well both absolutely and relatively."

Indeed the fund of hedge funds have been showing good numbers. In the first six months of 2013, it was up 8.9% a......................

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