Mon, Aug 21, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Swiss hedge fund, Tiberius adds new natural resources fund

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update: Tiberius, the Swiss investment manager known as a leading independent commodity specialist, has further enlarged its product offering by taking over the VCH Natural Resources Fund as of 1st April 2013. The fund which has about USD 60 Million in assets will be embedded into the research platform of Tiberius and benefit from its strong fundamental analysis. The fund complements the product range which already includes long only, long/short and global macro products.

At the same time, Tiberius announces the arrival of Dr Torsten Dennin who has previously been involved in the portfolio management of commodity futures and equities at Deutsche Bank and VCH in Frankfurt, Germany. Dr Dennin, who did his doctorate in commodity forward structures and price optimization, managed for more than 8 years commodity portfolios using futures and options which were benchmarked against the DJUBS Commodity Index.

Christoph Eibl, CEO at Tiberius, explains the reasoning behind the firm’s new product and hiring: “We have been on the lookout for a commodity equity fund for a long time and we were able to take over the management of the VCH Natural Resources Fund, which has a very long track record and a substantial asset base. We are convinced that our strong fundamental knowledge in combination with a solid bottom-up approach will lead to superior returns.”

Christoph Eibl further adds: “We are excited to reinforce our team with such an experienced and competent professional. Our new hire’s solid market expertise and proven ability to produce superior returns are key to helping us achieve our targets and to meet the expectations of our clients.”

The Tiberius Group, is a Swiss investment company with assets under management currently totaling USD 1.85bn, of which roughly USD 1.2bn are held in commodity futures. Its flagship fund and strategy, the Commodity Alpha OP currently holds around USD 1.0bn in assets. Tiberius is a recognized provider of strategies covering all aspects of the commodity sector. The firm’s business focus is on the active management of long-only and long/short commodity portfolios.

Tiberius Group

Press Release

BM

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. Opalesque Exclusive: Albright Capital puts a value lens on emerging markets[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Over the past decade, investors have steadily increased investments in emerging markets private funds. Allocations to the cohort have increased from $93 billion in December 2006 to $564 billion in September 2016, according to data from research firm Preqin. Howe

  2. FinTech - Danger: Crowdfunding on the wrong platform could force you to go public[more]

    From LinkedIn.com: Some equity crowdfunding platforms are putting startups at serious risk. Working with a platform that doesn't structure your deal appropriately could jeopardize your ability to raise future capital or worse, force you to become a public reporting company. The emergence of eq

  3. David Tepper says we're 'nowhere near an overheated' stock market[more]

    From Marketwatch.com: Billionaire David Tepper thinks comparing this current stock-market environment with the overheated markets of 1999 is "ridiculous." The hedge-fund manager, who runs Appaloosa Management, told CNBC in a phone interview on Tuesday that the market's record run, notwithstanding la

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Altegris and Artivest partner on distribution for alternative funds suite[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: California-based investment firm Altegris has partnered with New York-based alternative investments platform Artivest on distribution for $1 billion in alternative funds. The partnership also launches Artivest's capabilities to offer alternative solutions to acc

  5. Investing - Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer, Travel-tilting hedge funds are investing in airlines and online travel agencies[more]

    Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer From Reuters.com: The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Wednesday it will "stand firm" on its $9 billion offer to acquire 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC and will not increase it