Swiss alternative manager Gottex has hired Laurent Chevallier as a senior member of its portfolio management team in order to boost its initiative in the alternative risk premia area. With over 16 years of experience in alternative strategies, Chevallier joins Gottex from Eurofin Capital where he has been the portfolio manager of the Vasken macro fund and […]
Swiss alternative investment firm Gottex Fund Management has named Arpad Busson as its new executive chairman after the departure of founder and CEO Joachim Gottschalk. Busson, one of the most notorious hedge fund managers in the world, was hitherto chairman of Gottex. He joined the company in December 2013 when Gottex has merged with EIM, the hedge fund Busson founded […]
Gottex Fund Management is to take a majority stake in UK multi-asset boutique Frontier Investment Management.
As market-neutral managers look beyond asset weights long and short to define their practice – and make their returns – there are clear signs some of the longest-standing and most influential allocators to market-neutral funds are giving them flexibility to do so.
Investment Europe recently spoke with the Asia-based investment team at hedge fund allocator Gottex about their views on the region’s hedge fund market, end-client appetite, and South Korea’s move to boost its own alternatives industry.
Gottex Brokers has opened its first office in the United States, focusing on brokerage services in the secondary market for alternative investments.
Hedge fund fees have been the focus of intense discussion in recent times, but certain investors say that better managers deserve the fees they earn
Swiss banks face the prospect of losing 15%, or Sfr135bn francs ($139bn) of their assets as a result of Western Europeans taking their money onshore, said Herbert Hensle, global head of the Strategy & Transformation team of Cap Gemini SA, in a Bloomberg report.
The latest roundup of fund selector views elicits comment on manager quality, consistency and transparency, the state of China and Japan, and the dangers of following a trend.
‘Hedge fund fees only for hedge fund returns’ is one maxim of Penjing Asset Management, M&A target of Swiss-based Gottex FM.
As much M&A occurred among funds of hedge funds by July as happened in all of last year, according to ratings agency Fitch, which singled out Switzerland’s Gottex and London’s EIM as among a shrinking number of mid- to large-scale European players not yet acquired.
Alternatives fund group Gottex Fund Management Holdings has strengthened its presence in Asia by buying Hong Kong’s Penjing Asset Management, thus joining a growing list of Swiss managers making Asia a key business objective.