Hedge Funds

Thalia has tailored the Haussmann philosophy to bloom while others have wilted

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Lugano-based firm thrives on conventional FoHF form, managing a three to five-year view

By Claire Makin

Marco Ghiringhelli
Maggie Rokkum-Testi
At a time when many fund of hedge funds managers are scrambling to re-invent their businesses, Thalia is sticking to the very traditional view that talent and conviction are what matters in the hedge fund world. Lugano-based Thalia manages money on a three to five-year time horizon, and some of its manager relationships stretch back to 1999. As well as taking a long-term view of working with managers, Thalia focuses primarily on qualitative research to pick the best ones and uses quantitative analysis far more