Institutional Investors Performance

Institutional interest for water and agriculture absolute return fund

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The Thames River Water & Agriculture Absolute Return Fund has had strong interest in this fund from European pension funds and consultants, according to Julian Lyne from the big UK-based asset manager F&C.

Kristof Bulkai from Thames River Capital

Investors are looking for new diversification themes, says Lyne, head of UK institutional business and global consultants at F&C, which owns Thames River Capital – whose managers run the UCITS-compliant global equities long/short portfolio which invests in food, water and agriculture sectors.

He adds: “In recent months we have seen strong interest in this fund from European pension