Hedge Funds

Farringdon proves fundamental value in bull and bear markets


2008 was a disaster for many fundamental global equity funds. But the Farringdon team has managed to make money through the wildly differing markets of the past two years

Farringdon Capital Management has been running its Farringdon Alpha One global equity strategy for just over two years, but those years could not have been more dramatically different.

The fund opened into a heady bull market in December 2006, which continued into the first half of 2007. Then came 2008, and with it the worst recession since the 1930s. Despite those dramatic twists, Geneva-based Farringdon posted gains in both the