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Geneva based Yield Solutions opens Cayman structure for external asset gathering

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers:

Following a successful 2017, Yield Solutions, the systematic multi strategy investment manager, founded in 2016 by hedge fund pros Boudewijn van Vliet (Transtrend, Citi, Mercuria), Stephane Nicolas (SG, Brevan Howard) and Felix Euler (Citi, Vitol) has launched a Cayman domiciled Master/Feeder structure for sophisticated investors.

The Cayman Master/Feeder structure allows the growing company to concentrate on attracting external investment to the two segregated portfolios: Indigo and Sapphire. Yield Solutions has been running the Indigo and Sapphire strategies as managed accounts since January 2017 and finished the year +5.5% (gross) and +14.87% (gross) respectively.

YS INDIGO is a quantitative global macro segregated portfolio. It trades Futures, Options, and ETF's on equity and volatility indices, fixed income, currencies and commodities. Drawing on the partners extensive trading experience, it is systematic and combines known sources of returns to deliver uncorrelated performance to investors.

YS SAPPHIRE is a systematic relative value segregated portfolio, trading several strategies that take advantage of equity and volatility index market fundamentals and dynamics.  Signals are expressed through positioning in Futures, Options and ETFs. Systematising concepts such as roll yield, convergence, mean reversion, convexity and tail risk a......................

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