Launches & Closures

Long/short pioneer Tjia seeks new home as Sharpe and Jainz shut down Ratio European


Ton Tjia
Long-standing European equity manager Ton Tjia is looking for a new platform for his market-neutral strategy following the decision by Jonathan Sharpe and Ralph Jainz to close down their five-year-old Ratio European Fund.

One of the pioneers of long/short equity investing in Europe as co-founder of Olympus Capital back in 1997, Tjia has been running long/short portfolios for nearly 20 years and has one of the longest and best track records in the industry, annualising at more than 10% over 11 years.

He joined up with Ratio in 2010 after a successful three-year