Hedge Funds

Benelux regional specialist Antaurus starts to gain traction with wider circle of clients


Four years on, the Dutch-based equity firm has racked up a strong track record and is now starting to appeal to a broader range of investors beyond its core clientele of Benelux high-net-worth individuals

Dutch hedge fund boutique Antaurus Capital Management has been on a roll with its Benelux-focused long/short equity fund, outperforming its peer group and producing solid returns for its high-net-worth client base.

Antaurus founders (l to r): Marc Langeveld, Michael Kembel, Etienne Platte, Arjan Sweere

Now four years in, the firm's founders are beginning to detect a ripple of interest from funds of hedge funds, which could see the €40 million Antaurus Europe Fund grow significantly.

The fund made an impressive 40% last year — compared with a gain of just under 12% for the EuroHedge European