Launches & Closures

EIP eyes new overlay fund, sees strong performance in vol arb vehicle

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The size of assets under management at Hong Kong-based boutique investment firm Enhanced Investment Products (EIP) has reached $460 million and the group is about to add another fund to its stable of relative value arbitrage strategies with a new non-directional fund leveraging the group’s expanded capacities in index funds and ETFs.

Tobias Bland, the founder, CEO and head of trading at EIP, says that appetite among investors for non-correlated alpha funds has grown given the market environment in recent years.

“The situation, in terms of investor appetite, is more positive than six months ago,” explains Bland, adding that the