Hedge Funds

Abaco builds strong record with unique market-neutral strategy

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Abaco Financials is a rarity in running a specialist sector market-neutral equity fund – all the more so in the financial space. But its long track record shows the strategy works in all kinds of markets

Banks and other financial institutions are having a tough time in the post-crisis environment, with profitability under pressure from all sides and regulation looming in all directions.

But there are potentially strong returns to be made by hedge funds focused on the financials sector – and Abaco Financials is no exception.

However, Abaco – which is one of the most proven hedge funds specialising in financials, with eight years under its belt – is an exception in two key respects. First, it has made positive returns every year since launch, including in the