Emerging markets alternative investment fund manager Larrainvial, recently launched with just USD 70 mln assets under management and based in Santiago, Chile, was yesterday voted the first ever winner of ‘The AIF Factor’ by delegates attending the 2nd Amsterdam Investor Forum.
- Competition for best alternative investment opportunity entered by over 60 funds
Jointly organised by ABN AMRO Clearing together with ABN AMRO Private Banking’s Alternatives & Funds, the Forum was held at the bank’s head office at Gustav Mahlerlaan and attended by more than 200 Dutch and international institutional investors, funds of funds and high net worth individuals.
6 funds were selected to present 3 minute pitches at the Forum from a total of over 60 entries. This shortlist of funds also included Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage, Taler Focus Fund, Foundation Capital, Cube Global Opportunities and Umnyah Long-Short.
"We congratulate Larrainvial on their success. Making a convincing presentation to so many people in such a short space of time is no mean feat. Delegates were impressed by their entrepreneurial spirit, investment strategy and performance to date," said Jan-Bart de Boer, Chief Commercial Officer of ABN AMRO Clearing.
"This was a sell out event for the second year running with an exceptional agenda, demonstrating not only that we have a well developed alternative investment community in the Netherlands but also that we are able to attract top speakers from across our industry," said Marc de Kloe, Head of Alternatives & Funds at ABN AMRO Private Banking.
Part of ABN AMRO Bank NV, ABN AMRO Clearing has a long history of partnering with start-ups and established alternative investment vehicles, providing them with integrated solutions for their execution, clearing, custody and financing. It offers an integrated approach to global transaction processing, financial logistics and risk management. It is one of the world's leading providers of independent third-party clearing and financing services for listed derivatives and cash securities, OTC products, warrants, commodities and FX. With 12 offices globally employing over 800 staff, ABN AMRO Clearing services 85+ exchanges and consistently ranks among the top 3 clearers in every time zone.
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