London-based Alcantara Asset Management is off to a
promising start with a new fund that focuses on the Russia and
CIS fixed-income markets.
Alcantara first started trading the strategy in a managed
account format from December 2008 to July 2009, generating an
annualised net return of 37%. The firm launched the strategy as
a fund in August, and the new vehicle has returned 4.6% in its
first three months of trading.
Alcantara was founded by Sergey Grechishkin and Andrei
Taskin. Grechishkin was most recently president and head