Tue, Oct 25, 2016
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Gondor Partners’ Vincent Au believes his equity strategy can compete with mega hedge funds

Friday, October 04, 2013

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia for New Managers:

Vincent Au, Portfolio Manager at Gondor Capital Management, which manages the Gondor Partners funds, is confident that his strategy of buying undervalued companies will outperform its much larger counterparts.

New York-based Gondor Management was established in January 2012.

The Gondor Partners Fund has onshore (LP) and offshore (Ltd.) versions.The strategy is equity long/short with an options overlay and a focus on U.S. companies across all market capitalizations. The hedge funds are urrently featured in Opalesque Solutions' Emerging Managers (EManagers) Database.

The offshore fund, launched in July this year, was up 2.33% in August and 5.88% YTD and is domiciled in Cayman Islands. The onshore fund, launched in May, was up 0.58% in August and 11.37% YTD. It is domiciled in Delaware.

"We are very pleased with our performance," Au said in an interview with Opalesque and added that the Gondor funds finished September up nearly 3% (est.). "I absolutely believe that funds like mine can compete with the mega hedge funds through performance," he continued

Au uses options as a hedge to limit the downside risk as well as building a position in an underlying security.

He chose this strategy because it is the one the he feels most c......................

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 Thisismoney.co.uk: 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 CNBC.com: 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 Marketwatch.com: 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. David Einhorn speaks on passive investing, Mylan, his cheapest stock, the Fed[more]

    From Forbes.com: Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) joined nine other famed investors on Tuesday to talk about stocks at the annual Great Investors’ Best Ideas Investment Symposium in Dallas. Presenters at the annual conference typically pitch one or severa