Lansdowne, AKO, Tosca, Henderson star in European long/short


In European long/short equity, July’s benign markets also provided a welcome opportunity for many managers to clock up further gains in a topsy-turvy year – with most funds making money and the median returns for both dollar and euro classes standing at around 0.5%.

Among the stand-out performers were Brown Vanneck Europe (up 8.5% in July and almost 17% for the year to date), Lansdowne European (which was up over 6% on the month) and Nicolai Tangen’s big AKO fund (up 4.66% in July for a YTD of 16.50%) – while Tosca Mid Cap also continued its strong