Dutch hedge fund boutique Antaurus Capital Management has
been on a roll with its Benelux-focused long/short equity fund,
outperforming its peer group and producing solid returns for
its high-net-worth client base.
Antaurus founders (l to r): Marc Langeveld, Michael Kembel,
Etienne Platte, Arjan Sweere
Now four years in, the firm's founders are beginning to detect
a ripple of interest from funds of hedge funds, which could see
the €40 million Antaurus Europe Fund grow
The fund made an impressive 40% last year —
compared with a gain of just under 12% for the EuroHedge
European Equity index — and it has continued to
outperform in 2010, posting a 4.87% return this year to the end
of August, while the index is slightly down. In total, the fund
has made 49.12% net since launching in late 2006, leading to an
annualised return of 10.74%.
This performance is all...