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Firth Asian Systematic Equities Fund wins AIF Factor 2018 at ABN Amro's Amsterdam Investor Forum

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers:

Five alternative investment funds have presented their funds and strategies at the AIF Factor competition on March 7th, 2018 at the Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF). Organised by ABN AMRO Clearing, the Amsterdam Investor Forum has gained wide recognition as the leading alternative investment event in the Netherlands with over 250 people attending from the Netherlands and many other European countries.

Following their three minutes pitches, the audience has cast their votes to elect Firth Asian Systematic Equities Fund as the "AIF Factor Winner for 2018". Represented by Hamish Macalister, Firth Investment Manager is a Singapore based independent investment manager with an established track record in Asian small cap investing and a new strategy of systematic investment in mid- to large-cap stocks. The AIF Factor competition is open to all funds regardless of size, location, investment targets or style - on the condition they are allowed to market their fund in the Netherlands.

The other four shortlisted funds were:

1. Raptor Commodities Fund from Arion IM, a commodity focused investment management company based in London.

2. Dutch Darlings Fund from Elite Fund Management, a Dutch long/short equity fund based on behavioral finance.

3. GreshamQuant ACAR Fund, a CTA from Gresham Investment Management, a company founded in 1992 by The Falc......................

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