IBIS profits with specialist media sector fund, lands major investor

Mon Nov 26, 2012

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Peter Wilton
David Forster
IBIS Global Media, the specialist long/short media sector fund run out of London by David Forster and Peter Wilton, is on course to outperform many of its peers in global equity again this year - and looks likely to expand its investor base further after taking on a significant managed account mandate for a major Swiss-based institutional investor.

The fund is up 9.13% so far this year, compared with 1.73% for the EuroHedge global equity median. Since launching in July 2007, it has produced an annualised return of 8.3% - an impressive achievement considering the impact that the financial crisis has had on equity valuations and market volatility over the past five years.

Indeed, the fund has made very steady progress throughout its lifetime to date,...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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