Sun, Nov 29, 2015
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Zadig Asset Management launches Ucits III fund

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Laurent Saglio
Opalesque Industry Update - Independent asset management company, Zadig Gestion (Luxembourg) S.A. has launched a new Luxembourg-based UCITS III long-only fund, called the Memnon Fund which will be advised by Zadig Asset Management LLP in London.

Laven Partners, the global consulting firm and Laven Legal Services, the specialist hedge fund law firm, advised Zadig Gestion and the Memnon Fund on the structuring and launch of the fund.

Memnon Fund launched on 1 February with USD125 million and additional commitments. The objective of the fund is to maximise long term capital growth by investing primarily in quoted equity listed on or dealt in regulated markets within Europe.

In order to achieve its investment objective, the fund will base its investments on fundamental research in the selection of individual securities for long positions. The fund will benefit from proprietary valuation models for each of its individual investments and the strategy will be reviewed frequently in light of discussions that will be had with the management of companies in which the fund invests or is considering investing.

Laurent Saglio, founding partner of Zadig will advise Zadig Gestion on the Memnon Fund, alongside Vincent Bourgeois who joined the team last month.

Pierre Philippon, managing partner of Zadig says: “After the financial crises of the last decade, today’s investors are looking for investment opportunities within a clear regulated framework. Memnon Fund is a regulated UCITS III product and we will apply the same hands-on bottom-up approach to investments that has made our other less regulated funds so successful. The launch process was well managed, with proactive and expert advice from Laven, which was key for our project and structure.”

Jerome de Lavenere Lussan, CEO, Laven Partners said: “The Zadig team is offering a great product to professional and retail investors alike and we believe they have the potential to provide very attractive returns in the long-term. The team at Zadig are highly experienced in both generating alpha and risk controls and we are very proud to have been able to assist them in the launch of this UCITS III product”.

More information available from

(press release)

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
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. Other Voices: Hedge fund marketing and the selling cycle[more]

    By Bruce Frumerman. How long is the selling cycle now? That’s a question my financial communications and sales marketing consulting firm has been asked on a regular basis by hedge fund firm owners and sales people, ever since we opened the doors to our firm in 1987 pre-crash. Wa

  2. People - Solus Alternative Asset Management adds chief strategist from BTIG[more]

    From Daniel Greenhaus joined hedge fund manager Solus Alternative Asset Management as managing director and chief strategist. He will work closely with Chris Bondy, Solus’ chief economist, managing director and executive vice president, said Chris Pucillo, CEO and chief investmen

  3. Opalesque Roundtable: Seeding deal terms can be onerous for hedge funds[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Executives from fund of funds firms, family offices, a placement agent, a private equity firm, and an accounting firm gathered in Connecticut last month for the

  4. Opalesque Roundtable: Family offices flock to co-investment[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Co-investments have been a hot topic for pension funds in recent years, as they try to move away from high fees and improve transparency. But now, family offices are more readily getting into the mix and establishing in-house deal teams, according to the delega

  5. More institutional investors invest in CTAs compared to last year despite dissatisfaction with performance[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: "Despite a strong start to 2015 for CTAs in Q1, commodity market conditions have made return generation difficult for fund managers over much of the rest of the year to date," says Preqin’s November