Investment Philosophy

“Avoiding Event Risk” 

Avoiding fatal losses during outlying financial events and focusing on preservation capital will lead to realization of stable long term returns  
Five investment principles which put our investment philosophy into practice 


1.Secure liquidity  
 Always secure liquidity in order to have the ability to quickly reduce positions during crisis events. 

2.Apply strict loss-cut rules 
 Minimize large unexpected losses by enforcing loss-cut rules for all investments. 

3.Carefully select investment opportunities
 Establish positions only when there is sufficient profit opportunities and favorable risk profiles. 

4.Thorough diversification
 Avoid concentration by diversifying across strategies and positions. 

5.Limit downside risk
 Do not take position that have unlimited or unquantifiable potential losses. 


Investment Strategies


◆Opportunities Strategy 

The Opportunities Strategy is a multi-strategy / multi-trader fund which focuses on the Japanese market and will invest in equity, fixed income, currency, and other assets. The strategy continually seeks investment opportunities by maximizing each fund manager’s individual strengths and stable absolute returns while limiting downside through diversification and strict risk management.

◆Japanese Equity Long Short Strategy 

The Japanese Equity Long Short strategy employs a multi-manager platform. The strategy consists of a variety of investment styles by combining long and short equity positions in the portfolio. Using strict downside risk management, the strategy aims to achieve stable absolute returns by efficiently allocating capital among the different investment styles. 


◆Value Up Strategy 

The Value Up Strategy is a hands-on, concentrated fund which focuses on value creation within a small selection of Japanese equities. Working in partnership with company management teams, our value up strategies aim to increase corporate value and generate long-term, stable absolute returns.

 ◆Insurance Linked Opportunities Strategy 

The Insurance Linked Opportunities Strategy invests in a wide range of ILS products, focused on natural catastrophes. The ILS market has substantiated its low correlation to other financial markets. 


◆Asian Trade Finance Strategy 
Trade Finance Strategy invests in trade finance assets, which is the financing of commercial  transactions based on sales contracts, aiming for bond-type investment returns.