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Investment approach

Who we advise

Our clients are a blend of European pension funds and family offices from all over the world. Below we list the investment mandates from three of our most important clients.

UK corporate pension fund

  • Discretionary mandate.
  • The aim is to generate annual capital gains of Libor + 6-8%.
  • Returns should be virtually uncorrelated with returns in public equity markets.
  • The Sharpe Ratio on individual investment mandates should always exceed one.
  • Up to 40% of the portfolio may be invested in illiquid investment strategies.

South American multi-family office

  • Advisory mandate.
  • The aim is to generate double digit annual returns in USD.
  • No concentration limits or volatility constraints.
  • Ability to invest in any asset class.
  • Focus is on relatively liquid opportunities, but with some flexibility.

UK multi-family office

  • Income mandate.
  • The aim is to provide predictable cash flows streams via a diversified set of secured private lending strategies.
  • The annual return target is LIBOR +3-6%.
  • All loan tenors must be less than 18 months.
  • Volatility should not exceed 2%.
  • Returns should be virtually uncorrelated with returns in public equity markets.