Lombard Odier affiliate 1798 hits its stride


New to our tables this month is 1798 Relative Value, the New York and Geneva-based flagship hedge fund strategy of Lombard Odier affiliate 1798 Global Partners that has been performing very impressively all year.

Led by former CSFB, JP Morgan and UBS trader Aziz Nahas, the multi-strategy 1798 Relative Value Fund was up by almost 6% again in September for a year-to-date return of over 45%.

The fund, which invests in equity and corporate credit, started trading at the end of 2007 and was down by 15% in 2008.

But the 35-strong team, which includes around 12 portfolio managers including a