Carlyle Tactical Private Credit
Carlyle Tactical Private Credit Fund provides access to private credit markets using Carlyle’s significant infrastructure & experience to originate and structure these opportunities. It is a Delaware incorporated statutory trust, registered as a continuously-offered closed-end interval fund. The fund makes quarterly distributions and offers quarterly liquidity upto 5% of the portfolio. The fund has 238 investments which are primarily floating rate instruments and well diversified across industries. The fund employs low leverage and shifts its portfolio strategically based on where it finds the best risk-adjusted returns across the credit spectrum in liquid credit, direct lending, opportunistic credit, structured credit, distressed credit and real asset credit. ~⅔ rds of the portfolio is expected to be directly originated. The Fund sources opportunities through Carlyle’s extensive global relationships and proprietary network and through the deep infrastructure Carlyle has developed in each of the Fund’s credit strategies. Deals are originated by the Global Credit Platform, which includes 160+ investment professionals and total assets of $59B. It makes investments in <5% of originated deals.
CapCapital is an actively managed long only & unleveraged equity strategy structured as a Kristal Fund (supported by sub-advisors). The portfolio comprises 20 -25 diversified global publicly listed equities (5-10% allocation each). Selection depends on a strong competitive advantage (visible moat) and healthy earnings growth determined through a bottom-up analysis using financial & operational metrics. Sectors are technology, finance & consumer and holding period is expected to be medium term.
AB US High Yield Portfolio - A2(USD) ACC
US High Yield fund invests primarily in US corporate and government bonds, intending to gain high risk-adjusted returns. The fund invests at least 2/3 of total assets in US corporate issuers and at least two-thirds of investments in high yield debt and related derivatives. The fund has limited exposure to non-USD denomination and uses advanced quantitative techniques to achieve high returns in the bullish market and protect value in the bearish market.
AVM Global Opportunity Fund
AVM Global Opportunity Fund is a Caymans Islands incorporated Discretionary Hedge Fund operating under an MAS license. It has adopted a low volatility strategy to deliver uncorrelated returns with a strong focus on capital preservation. It operates in liquid markets and instruments. It combines fundamental research with a systematic investment process to focus on key macroeconomic & global themes, such as Monetary policies or global recovery. The target is to deliver 10-15% IRR on an absolute basis.
PIMCO Capital Securities E (USD) ACC
The PIMCO GIS Capital Securities Fund provide diversified exposure to high yield capital securities issued by banks, insurance companies and other financial companies. The fund is an actively managed portfolio that invests primarily in Tier 1, Tier 2 and other “CoCo” bonds. It incorporates fundamental approach along with macroeconomics and bottom-up selection process. The fund is diversified broadly across industries, issuers, and regions.
UBAM Global Convertible Bond A (USDHDG) ACC
UBAM Global Convertible Bond is one of the largest funds providing exposure to the Global Convertible Bonds. The dual nature of convertible bonds – a bond instrument with an embedded conversion option – gives it the defensive qualities of fixed income securities with the upside potential of equities. The fund has an average equity sensitivity ranging from 10% to 70%. It incorporates a cautious approach to credit risk for capital preservation and a bias towards companies with superior-growth prospects, exposed to attractive secular trends (in sectors such as IT, healthcare etc.). The fund incorporates Bottom-up portfolio construction. The benchmark used is Refinitiv Global Convertibles Hedged EUR. Current portfolio (Jun21) is well-diversified with 101 holdings. Around 85% of total assets invested in America & EMEA. The average duration of the fund is 3.88 year and its interest rate sensitivity is 1.61. The portfolio is inclined toward communications and technology.
HASELECT – Waterford LLC Life Settlement fund is a US Delaware incorporated Fund that seeks to achieve long term capital growth through the acquisition and trading of US life insurance policies, also “Life Settlements”, issued by highly rated life insurance companies. It targets 10-15% IRR with low volatility or negative drawdown months. The Strategy selects policies that are beyond contestability period, and build a diversified portfolio across numerous metrics, including carrier concentration, expected maturities, gender, age and medical impairment. It is run by experienced sub-advisors. Valuation is by 3rd party agents- Lewis & Ellis, Kansas, US. Meant for medium term investors on account of reduced liquidity of underlying assets and therefore lock-ins.
UBAM Hybrid Bond A (USD) ACC A
UBAM Hybrid Bond is an actively managed portfolio investing in subordinated debt issued by financial and non-financial issuers. The key focus is on additional Tier 1 debt (AT1 – “CoCo” bonds) issued by systemic European banks with a Minimum rating of B-. The fund may be 100% allocated to AT1, though current allocation is below 85%. The depth of the investment universe allows for active management of the allocation across regions, sectors, issuers and tranches of the capital structure. The portfolio is well diversified across 118 holdings with an average rating of BB+. The modified duration of the overall portfolio is 2 years and is actively hedged month-on-month, based on the global interest rate outlook. The non-USD currency exposure is fully hedged. The weighted credit spread duration is around 4.3 years and yield to call is 3%. Given the complex nature of hybrid instruments such as AT1/ CoCo instruments the fund is for moderate risk appetite investors with a medium term horizon.
Abans Global Arbitrage Opportunities Fund
Abans Global Arbitrage Opportunities Fund is a Mauritius registered Discretionary Commodities Hedge Fund. It conducts arbitrage transactions across Commodities and Currencies traded on global exchanges. It targets to generate 10% p.a. consistent returns with low volatility and drawdowns. It has not had a negative year of returns since inception. As a result, the fund volatility is low and the Sharpe ratio among the highest on our platform.
Pimco Global High Yield Bond E ACC Fund
The Global High Yield Bond Fund is an actively managed portfolio that invests primarily in developed markets upper tier high yield corporate bonds, with a maximum of 20% of its assets in securities rated lower than B. The fund is diversified broadly across industries, issuers, and regions based on PIMCO’s top-down and bottom-up processes. This fund offers compelling diversification benefits and the opportunity to gain exposure to different sectors of the economy.
PruLev Global Macro Fund- Class C
PruLev Global Macro Fund is a Global Quantitative Macro Hedge Fund in Singapore. It tracks 100 derivative instruments across major liquid markets and usually has positions in 60-75. Its strategy capitalizes on major events, economic trends and other systemic factors. It targets 30-36% IRR with equivalent volatility and a Sharpe ratio of 1 to 1.2. Maximum monthly drawdown has been over 35%. Redemption Fees are imposed to ensure investors recognise the implicit monthly volatility in the fund. Why this Fund ?
- 1. Multiple award winning and well know Asian Hedge Fund in the USD 500m size category
- 2. Strong returns of 32% per annum since inception in 2016
- 3. Focus on capital appreciation with no correlation to any other asset class
Pimco Income Class E (USD)
The primary investment objective of the Fund is to seek high current income, consistent with prudent investment management. Long-term capital appreciation is a secondary objective. This fund is designed for investors who seek steady income: it takes a broad-based approach to investing in income-generating bonds. The fund taps into multiple areas of the global bond market, and employs PIMCO’s vast analytical capabilities and sector expertise to help temper the risks of high income investing. This approach seeks to provide consistent income over the long term.
AB Emerging Market Debt Portfolio - A2 ACC
Emerging Markets Debt portfolio invests in fixed income securities from issuers in emerging and developing countries. While two-thirds of assets are invested in quasi-sovereign and sovereign debt, a significant portion of these may be below investment grade and in non-USD currencies. The fund has a low correlation with other asset classes and may experience high risk & volatility due to currency fluctuation, political and economic instability.
Blackoak Investors LP Class A - Growth
BlackOak is a UK Alternative Investment Fund seeking long term capital growth through acquisition & trading of life insurance policies (“Life Settlements”) issued by highly rated life insurers. It targets 10-15% IRR with low volatility. It has a diversified portfolio across carrier concentration (Max 15%), life expectancy (<7yrs) and age (>80yrs). It is run by a highly experienced Fund Manager. Meant for medium term investors on account of reduced liquidity of underlying assets. Why this Fund ?
- 1. Consistent low volatility with 95% positive months and stable returns
- 2. Highly Experienced Fund Managers with 30yr experience
- 3. Unusual asset class uncorrelated with financial markets
Pimco Diversified Income E ACC Fund
The Diversified Income Fund provides efficient access to broad global credit market exposure by investing primarily in a diversified pool of corporate and emerging market fixed income securities of varying maturities. The fund benefits from a diversified approach to macroeconomic views on credit trends, interest rates, duration, currencies, and curve positioning. It offers a potentially higher yielding alternative to core fixed income portfolios and low correlation to US, Japanese and German government interest rates.