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Saemor nominated for Eurohedge award for Long term performance

Saemor was nominated for the category of Long term performance – equity strategies (5 years) by Eurohedge. Please click here to view.

Posted on January 15, 2016

Hedgeweek article ‘Saemor up again in September’

The performance and positioning are described here, as is the impact of current market conditions. Please click here to view the full article.

Posted on October 22, 2015

Saemor Europe slightly up in August

In turbulent equity markets, the Saemor Europe Fund logged its 15th consecutive month of positive performance in August. The long book contributed negatively as markets plunged, while the shorts contributed positively. Please click here to view the full article.

Posted on September 25, 2015

Rani Piputri named in 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2015

Rani Piputri, Senior Portfolio Manager, was named as one of the 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2015 as featured in The Hedge Fund Journal.  Saemor Capital is delighted to see Rani acknowledged as one of the members of this prestigious list of accomplished women.  To view the full article, please click 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2015.

Posted on June 30, 2015

Saemor Europe Alpha Fund posts strong performance in March, Hedgeweek

Saemor Capital, winner of this year’s Hedgeweek award for Best Market Neutral Fund, continues to post positive performance numbers, both for the month of March and Year-to-Date. Read more.

Posted on May 01, 2015

Saemor Capital wint Hedgeweek Award, Financial Investigator

2014 was een uitstekend jaar voor Saemor. Het fonds was het grootste deel van het jaar belegd in defensieve, niet cyclische aandelen. Klik hier om de rest van het artikel te lezen.

Posted on April 16, 2015

Saemor wins Hedgeweek award after gaining +27% in 2014.

27 Feb we were awarded Best Absolute Return Fund, in London.

Posted on March 13, 2015

Sven Bouman speaks about ESG investing – GAIM Amsterdam

Sven joined the panel ‘Current trends in investing and impact on the future’. He spoke about the benefits and dilemmas of ESG investing in a long/short strategy.

Posted on June 20, 2016

Patrick van de Laar speaks at HFM Summit in London, 31 May

This regards the HFM New Product and Distribution Summit 2016. Click here to view the link.

Posted on May 17, 2016

BAML European Manager Conference, 22 October, NYC

Posted on October 22, 2015

Patrick van de Laar speaks at CAIA Netherlands and AIMA Educational Event: Value of Hedge Fund Investing

At the event a broader discussion took place on the value of hedge fund investing and the roles hedge funds can play in investment portfolios. Other panelists included ABP, PGGM, Transtrend and Simmons and Simmons, among others. The event also marked the launch of the second paper in the AIMA/CAIA hedge fund trustee series, “Portfolio transformers”.

Posted on October 22, 2015

Sven Bouman on Quantitative Trading Panel, at Morgan Stanley Event, 16 October in Paris.

The panel was moderated by Daniele Spada from Lyxor, and discussed various quant strategies, optimal market conditions, etc. The panel also included David Hoey, ABC Arbitrage Asset Management, Francois Bonnin, John Locke Investments, Philippe Azoulay, Marshall Wace, Michael Kharitonov, Voleon Capital Management.

Posted on October 16, 2015

Morgan Stanley Sixteenth Annual European Hedge Fund Forum, Paris

Posted on October 13, 2015

BAML Cap Intro Conference NYC

2015, 25 February BAML Cap Intro Conference NYC

Posted on February 16, 2015

Whitepaper on quantitative stock selection

Welcome to introduction to Saemor’s Whitepaper on Quantitative Stock Selection – covering 4 subjects related to our models. The purpose is to bring our investors up to date on specific quantitative research and techniques we conduct.

Posted on January 25, 2015

‘Sell in May and go away’ revisited

Andrade, Chhaochharia and Fuerst re-examined the ‘Sell in May and go away’ effect first published by our CEO Sven Bouman & Ben Jacobsen in 2002. The authors expected to disprove the effect but to their amazement reached the conclusion that seasonality still exists not only in stock markets but also in other markets. The full article in the Financial Analyst's Journal can be found here.

Posted on November 12, 2013

AIFMD: grow or restructure, Financial Investigator

In just two months, alternative investment fund managers will need to be compliant with the new European harmonized infrastructure on financial supervision, AIFMD. A further consolidation of the industry is to be expected. Click here to view the full column

Posted on June 12, 2013

Saemor says stocks may be ‘overbought’ after Cyprus, Bloomberg Brief – Hedge Funds Europe

‘Equity markets now “seem overbought both in the U.S. and in Europe,” Bakker said in the email. With credit spreads widening due to the unresolved Italian elections and the on-going questions surrounding a bank bailout in Cyprus, “we feel that markets are at least ready to take a pause,” the report said.’

Posted on March 22, 2013

Ample scope for alternatives under Solvency II, Financial Investigator #1

Alternative investments remain attractive for insurers within Solvency II, despite the more onerous capital requirements for the asset class. Proprietary risk modeling by insurers and portfolio transparency are important stepping stones. Click here to view the full column.

Posted on March 01, 2013

Pension Funds in Alternatives, Financial Investigator #5

Pension funds need a stable funding ratio and this often translates to a need for a consistent and steady return. The most obvious way to achieve this is by diversification through asset classes that offer a decent and uncorrelated return. Therefore, pension plans have been increasing their allocation to alternative investments such as hedge funds. This trend is observed in both public and corporate pension funds all over the world. Click here to view the full column

Posted on October 30, 2012

Quant Beleggen 2.0: Hoe werkt het? – Financial Investigator #4

Saemor Capital staat in de internationale belangstelling door de top 10-performance van het Saemor Europe Alpha Fund, een marktneutraal aandelenfonds dat belegt met kwantitatieve modellen. Lees meer

Posted on October 16, 2011