Vantage Point Asset Management Pte. Ltd. was established in 2017 by Nick Ferres and Paul Thomas, holds a Capital Markets Service License (“CMS”) and is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”).
Vantage Point’s approach to portfolio management is behavioural in nature, and not dependent upon an information edge.
As a result, Vantage Point deliberately avoids making predictions or forecasts. The core components of the investment strategy allocate across geographies and asset classes as risk premia expands or contracts. Specifically, Vantage Point seeks to take on expanded risk premium when price has shifted rapidly, and is inconsistent with fundamentals. Importantly, capital allocation is guided by a robust framework to help identify and take advantage of valuation anomalies. In addition to seeking to exploit episodic opportunities, Vantage Point will invest in (or short) a range of high (or low) real yielding assets as well as trade volatility.
The Vantage Point Global Macro Fund launched on 2 May 2018. The objective of the Vantage Point Global Macro Fund is to generate high risk-adjusted returns, while reducing the risk of permanent loss of capital.
The core components of the Fund’s investment strategy are: return and carry and behavioural price episodes. The fund allocates across geographies and asset classes as risk premia expands or contracts. Specifically, the Fund seeks to take on expanded risk premium when price has shifted rapidly and is inconsistent with fundamentals.
The Fund achieves exposure primarily through exchange traded funds, index futures, equity sector baskets, swaps, options, FX and FX derivatives, each of which are traded through recognised exchanges or via the over-the-counter markets. The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve target returns 12%pa with 6-10% volatility.
The Vantage Point Australian Macro Fund is an Australian Unit Trust. This fund is an absolute return cross asset fund designed to take advantage of short term and long term macro themes in the Australian asset markets.
Australia has been one of the best returning equity markets over the long run. Australia is now one of the highest yielding, in part due to its high (tax-advantaged) pay out ratio. Australian fixed income, credit and real estate markets have also delivered high returns over the long run. Strong institutions, rule of law and property rights are integral to Australia’s outperformance.
Australia is also uniquely positioned in Asia Pacific and is closely connected to its major trading partners in Asia via exports of a diverse range of commodities and natural resources. Australia is among the largest suppliers in the world of a range of key raw materials. As a result, the economy, asset markets and currency are also closely levered and correlated to the region, particularly China. That presents attractive macro opportunities across Australia’s major trading partners that influence the Australian Economy.
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