Saguenay Strathmore promises bespoke solutions for institutional investors
Mon Oct 3, 2011
Rather than selling a pre-packaged product, Saguenay Strathmore Capital sees the future in offering a customised approach to clients’ investments
By Claire Makin
Saguenay Strathmore Capital’s chiefs want to make
one thing clear – they do not like to be called a fund
of hedge fund company. This is despite the fact that their $275
million Saguenay Offshore Fund has gained nearly 7% a year on
average since launch in 2004 with 5.3% volatility.
They feel that the fund of hedge fund label denotes an era
that is quickly passing, where the emphasis for providers lies
in selling a pre-packaged product to clients. Instead, they
believe that their future – and that of the industry
– lies in creating bespoke solutions for institutional
The "really interesting opportunities" now lie in these
customised approaches to clients’ investment
programmes, according to Stephen Harper, chief executive
This is not just wishful thinking. The lion’s
share of Saguenay Strathmore’s $2 billion under
management is in customised solutions and advisory...
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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