Institutional Investors

Illiquid funds back in vogue, says Gamma Finance


Sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices are allocating increasingly large tranches of capital to illiquid hedge funds in the search for high-yielding long-term investment solutions – according to Florian de Sigy, chief executive officer and founder of specialist brokerage and advisory firm Gamma Finance.

“Whilst there’s a lot of attention being paid to liquid hedge fund strategies, we are also seeing allocations to dedicated portfolios of illiquid hedge funds,” said de Sigy. “Over the past 12 months, we have been working with a number of large-scale, long-term investors who have been allocating tranches of $250 million