Funds of Hedge Funds Wrappers / Structures

Naisscent launches F3 quant strategy


Naisscent Investment Management, founded in July 2008 by Luigi Amato, formerly of Horizon21 and Watson Wyatt, has launched a hedge fund to invest in funds of hedge funds, commonly known as F3s.

The new Naisscent Fcube Fund uses a quantitative strategy to invest in single and multi-strategy funds of funds. There are currently five groups listing F3s in the InvestHedge Database, although more firms offering the product are known to exist.

The Switzerland-based F3 will invest in a portfolio of 10 funds of funds and will also commit to single-strategy hedge funds, such as global macro or managed