Assegai Long Short Equity

The Fairtree Assegai SSN QI Hedge Fund was launched in May 2012.

The Fairtree Assegai Equity Long Short SSN QI Hedge Fund is a directionally biased Long / Short equity fund that seeks to participate in 60% of the market upside and protect against 60% of the market downsize. The objective of the fund is to generate the largest portion of its returns through its directional bias.

Relative value pairs, together with absolute longs and shorts seek to stabilise returns in turbulent market conditions, supported by the adjustment to the fund’s net exposure.

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Warren Buffett


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