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New Singapore fund manager Vulpes Investment Management seeded with $200m of proprietary capital

Thursday, May 05, 2011
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:
 US$200m seeding from founding partners
 Over 75 years Asian market expertise and highly experienced investment team
 Multi-fund, multi-asset class, diversified platform
 Principal was one of two founding partners of Artradis Fund Management, which peaked at US$4.9bn of assets and was Singapore’s largest hedge fund manager

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”.

(press release)

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


Stephen Diggle participated in the very recent Opalesque Roundtable in Singapore: Source

See related articles:
Opalesque Exclusive: Hedge fund investors are looking for maverick managers for allocations – Opalesque Roundtable Source

Opalesque Exclusive: Ex-Artradis founder launches new Asian hedge fund group Source

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