Cube opens up three-year-old contrarian CGO event strategy to outside investment
Mon Jul 23, 2012
Having built a strong three-year track record in tumultuous markets, the diversified alternative investment firm is opening access to its Cube Global Opportunities Fund – which focuses on sectors facing disruptive changes
Cube Capital, the diversified alternative investment firm with
around $1.3 billion under management, has opened up its
event-driven Cube Global Opportunities (CGO) Fund to outside
investors for the first time since launching the strategy in
The single-manager hedge fund, which is overseen by senior
portfolio manager Nick Linnane, takes a relatively unusual
approach to event-driven investing - focusing on sectors facing
disruptive changes that are likely to dissuade traditional
investors and therefore create attractive entry points for the
The fund invests long and short in equity, debt and
derivative securities, and has a global remit - but emphasises
opportunities in Europe and Asia due to the firm's presence in
London and Hong Kong.
The CGO Fund launched internally in May 2009 with around $50
million of Cube money. Thanks to positive performance and
additional allocations by the firm, the fund now manages $100
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