Fri, Apr 29, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Swiss fund of hedge funds ALTIN decides not to become an open-end collective investment vehicle after all

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - The Board of Directors of ALTIN AG, the Swiss alternative investment company, will not propose to shareholders a possible transformation into an open-end collective investment vehicle.

The current closed-ended fund structure of ALTIN means that the share capital is fixed and that its existing positions are not diluted, as it could happen in an open investment fund, says its website.

According to a release issued yesterday, such a change would not be in the interest of all shareholders because of tax and regulatory aspects in some countries. This restructuring project was one of the options announced in April.

In addition to the discount reduction measures currently in place, the Board of Directors is considering several other options, such as the resumption of the share buyback program, a reduction of the nominal value or an increase of the portfolio publication frequency.

ALTIN AG was launched in 1996 and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange as well as on the London Stock Exchange. Currently ALTIN, as a multi-strategy closed-ended fund of hedge funds, is invested in more than 35 hedge funds representing diverse investment strategies. Its estimated NAV, as at 13th September 2011, is USD 67.21(-3.76% YTD), and is up 167.6% since its Dec-96 inception. It is managed by Alternative Asset Advisors SA, a management firm specializing in alternative investments and a member of the SYZ & CO Group.
B. Gravrand

See our most recent article on Altin:
Opalesque Exclusive: Swiss fund of hedge funds ALTIN flat in H1, adds CTA manager Welton to portfolio Source

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. Hedge funds see $14.3bn outflows in Q1, CTAs and multi-strategy lead net inflows[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The hedge fund industry saw net outflows of investor capital in the first quarter of the year, totaling $14.3bn, data from Preqin showed. This continues from the $8.9bn overall net outflows that funds recorded in Q4

  2. Performance - Blackstone profits plunge 77% as performance fees dive, Hedge fund stars' fortunes hostage to market swings, Hedge fund manager goes from billionaire to millionaire in profits plunge, Hedge funds biggest losers in SunEdison's 'magic money machine'[more]

    Blackstone profits plunge 77% as performance fees dive From FT.com: Blackstone, the world’s biggest manager of alternative investments from private equity to real estate, suffered from sharply lower performance fees amid turbulent markets in the first three months of the year, even as it

  3. Third Point calls Q1 "catastrophic" for hedge funds[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The first quarter of this year was rocky for hedge funds based on aggregate performance from the industry, but now we are beginning to hear what the managers thought of it as quarterly letters make their way to investors. Dan Loeb, CEO of New York-based $17 bill

  4. Asia - Stabilization of China's capital outflows may hinge on Janet Yellen, Fink says China to do well this year as bubble threat postponed, Chinese hedge fund to invest in India’s infrastructure[more]

    Stabilization of China's capital outflows may hinge on Janet Yellen From Bloomberg.com: Whether China’s recent stabilization of its currency and capital outflows continues -- or downside pressure reignites -- may hinge in large part on Janet Yellen. If the Federal Reserve chair sticks to

  5. …And Finally - After all, judges are human too[more]

    From Newsoftheweird.com: In March, one District of Columbia government administrative law judge was charged with misdemeanor assault on another. Judge Sharon Goodie said she wanted to give Judge Joan Davenport some files, but Davenport, in her office, would not answer the door. Goodie said once the