Opalesque Industry Update - Vulpes Investment Management has been launched by Stephen Diggle, formerly one of the two cofounders
of Artradis Fund Management. Vulpes, an alternative investments group, will cover multiple
asset classes and offers products ranging from a new volatility fund to a global diversified fund and funds
focused on agricultural land ownership and biotechnology. |
Summary of Vulpes:
Stephen Diggle, principal of Vulpes, commented: “The range of products Vulpes will offer mirrors my own personal portfolio. The proposition of the Vulpes Funds is one of co-investment and focus on returns we seek for ourselves. We have seeded both the capital and the expertise of each of the products we’re launching. We have launched our new long Asian volatility fund on May 1st and we’re very positive right now as volatility prices are hitting four year lows”.
Vulpes Investment Management launched on 1st April 2011 with two funds and $170m under management: the Russian Opportunities Fund and Testudo Fund, an endowment-style, unconstrained long-term growth fund are complimented by LAVA, a volatility fund, which launched on May 1st. The Vulpes team comprises 14 members based in Singapore and Geneva, 10 of whom transitioned from Artradis Fund Management.
Joining Stephen Diggle are Bert Verdicchio as Chief Risk Officer, Steve Lukow as Chief Operating Officer and Legal Counsel and Grant Williams as a consulting portfolio advisor, each of whom have been involved in Asian financial markets since the 1980s. www.vulpesinvest.com
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