DGAM’s tail hedge returns 124% in August

Mon Oct 3, 2011

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Warren Wright David Hay
In a month that seems to be the worst since 2008 for funds of hedge funds and at a time when funds of funds have to keep justifying their existence, the Toronto-based team at Diversified Global Asset Management are a bit confused. To them, fund of funds differentiation is as simple as investors versus allocators. Nothing can illustrate this difference as well as a 124% return for the firm’s tail hedging strategies for the month of August 2011.

Overall, the $5.5 billion firm’s port¬folios ended between 467 and 598 basis points above the InvestHedge Composite net of fees for the year to end of August. This includes the DGAM Diversified Strategies Fund (up 0.67% in August and 2.64% for the year to date), while DGAM Unique Strategies Fund was up 1.51% for August and 3.96% for...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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