Fri, Nov 24, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Reyl A.M. launches two UCITS IV long/short funds

Monday, February 13, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - Reyl Asset Management today launches two new UCITS IV compliant long/short funds, the Reyl Long/Short European Equities fund and the Reyl Long/Short Emerging Markets Equities fund, to further enhance its long/short offering.

The two new funds will look to build on the success of Reyl Asset Management’s existing directional and long/short equity funds, while providing a good fit with the company’s existing product range offered since 2004.

The Reyl Long/Short European Equities fund and the Reyl Long/Short Emerging Markets Equities fund both follow the successful stock-picking investment model Reyl designed for its Reyl European Equities fund (which has been recognised with several Lipper Awards), combining fundamental value and defensive strategies with GARP/momentum strategies.

The stability of the alpha generation comes from an optimal allocation of these long-term strategies within the final portfolio. The systematic stock-picking is applied to an extensive universe of companies, with no intrinsic bias as to market capitalisation, sector or country, which allows a wide diversification of investment lines and styles. The funds’ long exposure is permanently neutralised through short positions in both index futures, for the most part, and individual lines, from two short stock-picking strategies.

Both funds comply with the new European UCITS IV directives, providing investors with greater security with regards to transparency, portfolio risk management, ease of distribution, segregation of assets and minimisation of counterparty risk.

Thomas de Saint-Seine, Chief Executive Officer of Reyl Asset Management, commented:
“In today’s particularly volatile environment, we wanted to develop new investment vehicles aiming at generating performance while preserving investors’ capital. Our two new funds reflect this double objective; they take their alpha engine from our traditional equity funds, while borrowing from our existing long/short product, the Reyl Absolute Return fund, their hedging process to reduce volatility.”

(press release)

About Reyl Asset Management
Based in Geneva, Reyl Asset Management has more than CHF 1.6 billion (EUR 1.3 billion) under management through a range of products which generate strong alpha returns. At present it comprises a number of funds divided into two distinct categories:
- Equities – directional and non-correlated funds
- Bonds – traditional, diversified and hedge funds

Reyl Asset Management develops and manages the Reyl Funds range and regularly launches new products that illustrate its ability to innovate and adapt to new market conditions. Reyl Asset Management also uses this expertise to offer tailored investments solutions and dedicated funds to institutional clients and family offices. It is regulated as an Investment funds manager by the FINMA (Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority). www.reyl-am.com

BG

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. Tourbillon Capital, a $3.4bn hedge fund that's been sounding the alarm about 'frothy speculation,' is suffering big losses[more]

    From Businessinsider.com: Tourbillon Capital, a $3.4 billion hedge fund firm led by Jason Karp, is suffering. The firm's flagship Global Master fund is down 3.5% for the first 17 days of November, bringing performance for the year to November 17 to a loss of 10.6%, according to a note to investors s

  2. Fund Profile - The Tiger of Silicon Valley: Glen Kacher's sizzling hedge fund[more]

    From Forbes.com: When you live and work in a town where the median home costs $2.7 million and hobnob with the executives of billionaire factories like Facebook and Tesla, it's easy to see why you might think technology stocks are invincible. So far in 2017, the Nasdaq Composite index has gained 25%

  3. Launches - Asset manager launches Europe's first bitcoin mutual fund, Prime Capital Aviation Debt Fund enables aviation debt investments for institutional investors[more]

    Asset manager launches Europe's first bitcoin mutual fund From Coindesk.com: A French asset manager has announced the launch of Europe's first mutual fund centered around bitcoin. Announced today, Tobam's alternative investment fund perhaps represents the latest bid to attract institutio

  4. Legal - Consumers say hedge fund financed illegal tribal lending, New York's highest court permits shareholder of a Cayman-incorporated company to bypass Cayman law and bring derivative action in New York[more]

    Consumers say hedge fund financed illegal tribal lending From Law360.com: Vermont residents on Tuesday hit a hedge fund with a proposed class action in federal court alleging it helped concoct a sham tribal payday lending scheme meant to skirt laws preventing companies from charging cons

  5. Investing - Tech still hedge funds' sweetheart sector: Goldman Sachs, Hedge funds haven't been this leveraged to buy stocks since the bull market began, Top financials hedge fund details short bet against Morningstar, Fund CRC presents an offer for Carige's consumer credit unit, Hedge funds sell shares in Altice USA after difficult quarter[more]

    Tech still hedge funds' sweetheart sector: Goldman Sachs From Reuters.com: Tech stocks remain the largest net sector exposure for equity hedge funds, which are set to deliver their strongest returns since 2013, Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday in a note on the industry's most and l