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Merrant Named Best Global Arbitrage Fund

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Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The 2017 winners of the InvestHedge Awards, which honour the top risk-adjusted returns in the multi-manager industry, were announced last Thursday (September 28) in New York. Merrant Alpha Select was the only Nordic name distinguished among the winning funds, winning the “Best Global Arbitrage Fund, 5 Years” category.

“It is very gratifying that Merrant’s market neutral strategy has again been internationally awarded, now nominated for the 22nd time, as well as receiving the 11th award for its stable low-risk return over the years.” Rolf Hagekrans, Merrants co-portfolio Manager said.

At the end of August, the fund was up by 1.92% for the year, while NHX FoF was up by a mere 0,2% with the NHX Composite up 1.64%. Merrant’s Sharpe Ratio stands at an impressive 3.1 (risk free = zero), and the fund’s maximum draw down was 1.57% since inception in August 2009.

The complete list of winning funds can be viewed here: InvestHedge Awards 2017

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Kamran Ghalitschi
Kamran Ghalitschi
Kamran has been working in the financial industry since 1994 and has specialized on client relations and marketing. Having worked with retail clients in asset management and brokerage the first ten years of his career for major European banks, he joined a CTA / Managed Futures fund with 1,5 Billion USD under management where he was responsible for sales, client relations and operations in the BeNeLux and Nordic countries. Kamran joined a multi-family office managing their own fund of hedgefunds with 400 million USD AuM in 2009. Kamran has worked and lived in Vienna, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Stockholm. Born in 1974, Kamran today again lives in Vienna, Austria.

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