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Australian fund of hedge funds expands to New York with new Cayman fund

Friday, June 01, 2018

Matthias Knab, Opalesque:

Leading Australian based fund of hedge fund company, NWQ Capital Management, announced the launch of the Northwest Quadrant Fiduciary Fund (Fund), a Cayman Master/Feeder Structure. The Fund will allow non-Australian investors access to the same investment process and management team of the highly successful NWQ Fiduciary Fund, up until now, only available to Australian investors. The long running and highly successful NWQ Fiduciary Fund continues to be globally ranked for performance and has been embraced by Australian Family Offices, Foundations and Endowments and other Institutional clients.

NWQ is a leading Australian funds management firm specialising in the identification, research and allocation to Australia's leading equity hedge funds. NWQ's investment team is highly qualified and experienced in capital markets and is well known within Australia's hedge fund community for the breadth and depth of their manager research. The Investment Committee includes former Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, Glenn Stevens AC, former Chief Investment Officer of one of Australia's leading superannuation funds, Sharon Hicks, former Head of FX Proprietary Risk at Deutsche Bank, Stephen Kennedy, and former Chief Operating Officer of Regal Funds Management, Stephen Baldwin.

NWQ's Managing Partner, Jonathan Horton, says, 'Our investors seek low volatility, market neutral returns that can deliver in all market environments and w......................

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