The year 2021 started enthusiastic. In the first week of January we gained about 5%. In the second half the Reddit actions in especially GameStop influenced the markets significantly. Due to heavy losses on short positions, some very large and established hedge funds needs to make cash by selling their long positions. This violence drove markets down, especially the formerly best performing parts of the markets. Fundamentally this is offering excellent entrance possibilities to stocks which were earlier overpriced and overbought. We ended the month with a small positive result. By this we outperformed our benchmark by a small margin. The madness in GameStop proved our strategy choice to do not short any individual share. The tail risk of…
The Altaica Funds (Alpha High Performance Fund) is a way for portfolio diversification by adding Alternative Investments to your investment portfolio. This with all advantages of AIFMD licensed funds which are under full supervision of the Dutch financial authorities. The Altaica Funds offer you access to the alternative investments spectrum. The funds are under management of Elite Fund Management, holder of the AIFMD license assigned by the AFM, included in the register of the AFM.
Our strategies are designed to add low correlated returns to your portfolio. This to improve the return-/-risk balance due to diversification. Due to our management style the funds are less vulnerable by the directions of the markets we invest. We invite you to get further information regarding the funds from our fund managers. Sent us your request for our information package by mail or visit our seminars.
Altaica Sustainable Equity Long Short Fund
- date: 31-01-2021
- year to date 2021: +0.12%
- annualised*: 33.66%
- last month: +0.31%
- NAV: € 102.68
- Total strategy performance*: +74.40%
* original fund starting date: 1 July 2015, the returns mentioned are as in the new setup since March 2019. Please note that before March 2019 the fund was named Altaica Emerging Alpha Eur-Asia fund and managed in another portfolio style.
The Altaica Sustainable Equity Long Short Fund is invested in an active managed equal weighted equity portfolio of about 55 companies. We select companies which comply to our high ESG standards (Environment, Social & Governance). This selection of equities is based on our team expertise and algorithms. To leverage the portfolio (max +100%) we use Sustainable ETF’s or we increase the position in our equity portfolio. To protect our portfolio we hedge our portfolio partly to market risks. We hedge the portfolio partly against market risk by buying derivatives, insurances, on broader market indices. For all risks and expenses read the EBI & Prospectus, free available on this website and on request.
Alpha Strategies Fund
- date: 31-01-2021
- year to date: 2.83%
- annualised*: 0.01%
- last month: 2.83%
- NAV: € 101.75
* fund starting date: 1 July 2015
The Altaica Alpha Strategies Fund is Fund of Fund or multi strategies fund. The main ambition of the fund is to deliver returns which are low correlated to Equity and Bond Markets. This to bring diversification to a classic equity and bond portfolio. We select (alternative) investments which were able to deliver outstanding performance while they are low correlated to each other. In this way the portfolio does always have a great diversification. The fund gives access to some investments which are normally difficult or not accessible for many investors. We invest in Hedge Funds, Private Equity & Real Estate Funds combined with active managed strategies which make use of mutual funds, ETF’s and derivatives.
In FondsNieuws stond recent een artikel over Long Short fondsen. In dit artikel werd er ook specifiek aandacht gegeven aan het Altaica Sustainable Equity Long Short Fonds. https://www.fondsnieuws.nl/nieuws/wind-de-zeilen-voor-longshort-fondsen
The year 2020 was challenging in many ways. Especially the Covid-19 crisis influenced markets and businesses in an unprecedented way. On personal level many people globally suffered from the deadly impact of this virus. However the portfolio performed in an excellent way. We closed the year with another strong monthly performance of 4.9% in December. This brings the 2020 performance on +36%. We proudly see how our selection of sustainable companies outperformed the markets and our risk hedge kept the downside risk under control. The sustainable energy companies added 2.52% to the performance. Star performer of the portfolio was Daqo New Energy Corp (+31%), an Chinese solarpanel producer. Also the jump of Tesla and the Dutch company Alfen, both +21%…