Hedge Funds

Cube opens up three-year-old contrarian CGO event strategy to outside investment

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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

Francois Buclez
Nick Linnane
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 2009.

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 CGO Fund.

The fund invests long and short in