Launches & Closures

Gottex enters customised FoHF product fray


Joachim Gottschalk
Gottex Fund Management, which has $8.5 billion under management, has joined the new face of funds of funds that are developing customised products for institutional clients. As a way to justify the fees they charge, funds of funds are increasingly offering bespoke solutions to more sophisticated clients that want a fund of funds and direct allocation hybrid.

Launched in February 2011, the new Gottex customised product is an alternative portfolio of fixed-income and credit hedge fund strategies, which provides Gottex’s clients with diversification for their long-only fixed-income allocation. “We expect the positive fund