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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

Aegon spin-off Saemor thrives with quant approach to European equity - Eurohedge, April 2015

Saemor Capital – a Dutch quant boutique set up to manage the European alpha equity portfolio of Dutch insurance giant Aegon – has performed extremely well over the past year and a half or so, making close to 30% in 2014 amid volatile and highly directional equity market activity. 

Aegon spin-off Saemor thrives with quant approach to European equity.

Posted on April 24, 2015

Saemor Capital wins Hedgeweek Award, Financial Investigator

2014 was an excellent year for Saemor. The fund was invested in defensive, non-cyclical stocks for most of the year. Click here to read the rest of the article.

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

Bloomberg Top 25 Mid-Size Hedge Funds 2014

Bloomberg Markets Magazine noted that the Saemor Europe Alpha Fund was in the Top 25 Mid-Size Hedge Funds in 2014

Posted on February 18, 2015

Saemor nominated for Eurohedge Awards 2014

EQUITY MARKET NEUTRAL & QUANTITATIVE STRATEGIES

ABCA Reversion, Aphilion Specialised Investment, BlueMatrix, GSA
International, GSA QMS, Macquarie European Alpha, MW Market Neutral TOPS,OM Arbea, Saemor Europe Alpha

Read more about EuroHedge Awards 2014

Posted on November 26, 2014

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

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

Sven Bouman speaks at Alphascope Conference

Sven joined the panel ‘Innovations in Long-Short Equity - What new ideas are being explored to limit correlations between strategies, what are the parameters used, the associated risks & what are the likely causes of poor performance’. 

Posted on February 04, 2015