Syquant Helium Selection

Investment Objective

The fund aims to deliver absolute and regular performance associated with a low level of volatility. It seeks to achieve this through the implementation of arbitrage strategies with limited correlation to Equity market trends. Capital is allocated on a discretionary basis within the various strategies, depending on the assessment made by the Management Company of their risk/reward. These strategies are related to Equity markets, futures markets or financial instruments with an optional component, mainly in the following geographical area: Europe and North America but also in Asia and Americax.

Reference Index

Libor 1 month + 2%

Latest Meeting Note

Meeting 12 Dec 2023

Syquant Helium Selection is an event driven fund that aims to provide consistent performance across market cycles by combining two complementary event driven strategies, merger arbitrage (c. 40% of risk) and soft-catalyst equity (restruc...

Syquant Helium Selection is an event driven fund that aims to provide consistent performance across market cycles by combining two complementary event driven strategies, merger arbitrage (c. 40% of risk) and soft-catalyst equity (restructuring/spin-offs, holding/shares discount, etc), investing in mature markets across North America and Europe. The portfolio is managed on a discretionary bottom-up basis by Xavier Morin (Syquant co-Cio) with the support of a 17-member investment team split across three different pods (merger arb, soft-catalyst equity and credit). The portfolio is actively managed with exposures to the underlying strategies reflecting the prevailing opportunities in the market. The fund targets annualised cash returns of cash + 6% with a volatility of 4-7%.

Performance

JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YTD
2023 0.2 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.4
2022 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.6 0.8

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