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RBR’s long/short equity hedge funds ready for further growth in Europe

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Rudolf Bohli
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

According to RBR Capital, a European long/short equity specialist, things are looking up for Europe, and there are many opportunities to seize in the region.

Swiss-based RBR Capital Advisors has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Its long/short equity funds, which have a track record of double-digit annualized returns and which generated alpha both in the long and the short book, invest in select companies using thorough fundamental analysis coupled with a top down overlay. They all invest across a variety of sectors.

RBR’s flagship fund, the 10-year old RBR European Long Short (Luxembourg) fund, a UCITS IV fund for the last year and previously known as Rhine Alpha, twice nominated as best fund after a 29% performance last year, is up 7.6% YTD (est., through to mid-Sept.). The eight-year old Cayman and Delaware funds are up 11.2% and 13% YTD respectively.

Comparatively, the Hennessee long/short equity index is up 10.5% YTD (-0.55% in August), and the Credit Suisse long/short equity index is up 7.8% YTD (-1.11% in August). Hedge funds were down in August, but outperformed most global equity markets as long/short equity strategies posted their largest outperformance of the ......................

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