Funds

We only work with best in class managers.
Our managers are reputable, experienced, and have best in class returns.
We work with managers invested across many different strategies.

Selected managers have following criteria:
1. Company Assets under Management of at least $100 million.
2. Best in class performance of at least 10% since inception and over the last 3 years.
3. High Sharpe ratio.
4. Low historical performance drawdowns compared to their peer group.
5. Uncorrelated returns.
6. Independent fund administrator.

Some other MGI opportunities :

  1. Swaen Melis Fund (SMF) : Annual target return 10-15%. One fund of funds of 10 hedge funds selected by Marcel Melis. Click for SMF FACTSHEET MAY
  2. New Manager : Long/short India Equity (AuM $12ml). 2024 +8.19% (through May), 2023 +46.60 (all net returns).
  3. US equity (AuM 628ml) : Annualized return 19.10% (last 3 years) and annual return 16.30% (last 5 years).
  4. Equity long/short Energy (AuM $820ml) : Annualized return 15.20% (net returns since July 19). The battery theme/energy transition (or “new energy” parts of the markets).
  5. Long/short Energy Commodities (AuM $820ml) : Annualized return 47.49% (net returns since Jan 19). Energy-related focused on long and short opportunities within energy companies and energy-related derivatives.
  6. Long/short Energy (AuM $820ml) : Annualized return 29.32% (net returns since Nov 19). Focusing on the resources sector. Invested primarily in single stocks, bonds and commodities across the resources sub-sectors: energy, metals & mining.
  7. Life Settlements (AuM $721ml) : Annualized Return 13.90% (since February 2014). Positive months 96.7%. For a small video click HERE.
  8. Liquid Private Equity Secondary’s (AuM $748ml) : Annualized Return 05% (net of fees since Aug 2019). For a small video click HERE.
  9. Fixed income manager (AuM about EUR 1.3bn+) : Annualized return 13.90% (net returns since July 2003).
  10. Low Net L/S Equity Energy (AuM $1bn+)  : Annualized return 13.40% (net returns since Jan 2004).
  11. Low Net L/S Equity US small and midcap (AuM $900 ml) : Annualized Return 12.00% (net returns since Nov 2008).
  12. Long Short spread trading in S&P 500 options (AuM $737ml) : Annualized Return 16.42% (net returns since May 2016).
  13. Diversified GP stakes (AuM 2.7bn) : Annualized Return 21.15% (net returns since Jan 16). A portfolio of minority equity stakes in 70+ distinct private market managers like CVC and Cerberus.
  14. Global Consumer Loans (AuM 480ml) : Annualized Return 11.30% (net returns since Aug 19).
  15. Commodity Fund (AuM 328ml): Annualized Return 13.19%. Commodity fund focused in European power and gas, international coal and emissions.
  16. Environmental Fund trading long only carbon emissions exclusively, on a global basis. Annualized Return 16.55% (net since April 2021).
  17. Catastrophic Bond with an expected return of 10%+ per annum.

SEVERAL MGI SELECTED FUNDS

 

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Manager 1 : Swaen Melis Fund (SMF)

Annual target return 10-15%

One fund of funds of 10 hedgefunds selected by Marcel Melis.

Generate a positive return in all environments.

SMF minimum investment $100k, underlying managers mostly have minimums of $1ml+.

Click for SMF FACTSHEET MAY

Underlying managers :

  1. AuM $100 ml+
  2. Reputable and very experienced managers
  3. Annualized returns of 10%+
  4. High Sharpe ratio
  5. Uncorrelated returns
  6. Max quarterly redemption liquidity

Below managers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 are part of Swaen Melis Fund (SMF).

 

 

New Manager : Long/short India Equity (AuM $12ml)

2024 +8.19% (through May), 2023 +46.60 (all net returns).

Monthly redemptions.

Minimum investment $50k.

 

 

Manager 1 : Levered Equity market neutral US small and mid caps (Company AuM 628ml)

Annualized return 19.10% (last 3 years) and annual return 16.30% (last 5 years).

2024 +3.77% (through June), 2023 +17.65%, 2022 +23.85, 2021 +22.94%, 2020 +7.83%, 2019 +9.82%, 2018 -3.39%, 2017 +3.63%, 2016 +5.40%, 2015 +3.82% (all net returns since March 2015).Monthly redemptions with 30 days’ notice.

Minimum investment $250k.

 

 

Manager 2 : Long/short Energy (AuM $820ml)

Fund 1

Annualized return 15.20%, Sharpe Ratio: 1.2 (net returns since July 19).

2024 +3.70% (through June), 2023 +3.70%, 2022 +11.20%, 2021 +19%, 2020 +33.80%, July  – Dec 2019 +6.60% (all net returns).

Low net exposure strategy focused on the battery theme/energy transition (or “new energy” parts of the markets) which includes companies across the value chain (battery manufacturing, intermediaries, raw materials, end markets, and renewables).

Also available in UCITS fund.

Monthly redemptions with 30 days’ notice.

Minimum investment $1ml, for MGI clients $100k.

Fund 2

Annualized return 47.49%, Sharpe Ratio: 1.30 (net returns since Jan 19).

2024 +14.60% (through June), 2023 -3.60%, 2022 +46.10%, 2021 +107.20%, 2020 +81.90%%, 2019 +39.50% (all net returns).

Energy-related focused on long and short opportunities within energy companies and energy-related derivatives.

Monthly redemptions with 30 days’ notice.

Minimum investment $1ml, for MGI clients $100k.

Fund 3

Annualized return 29.32%, Sharpe Ratio: 1.00 (net returns since Nov 19).

2024 +8.30% (through June), 2023 +4.90%, 2022 +12.90% (through Dec 22), 2021 +83.1%, 2020 +21.7%%, Nov and Dec 2019 +19.80% (all net returns).

A long/short directional hedge fund focusing on the resources sector.

The portfolio is invested primarily in single stocks, bonds and commodities across the resources sub-sectors: energy, metals & mining.

Monthly redemptions with 30 days’ notice.

Minimum investment $1ml, for MGI clients $100k.

 

 

Manager 3 : Fixed income manager (Company AuM about 1.5n+)

Annualized return 14.13% (net returns since July 2003).

This fund has a 20 years track record and is closed for new subscriptions. Below fund 2 is the same and open for subscriptions.

2024 +13.92% (Through June 24), 2023 +22.01%, 2022 -10.89%, 2021 -0.62%, 2020 +16.15%, 2019 +8.23%, 2018 +1.33%, 2017 +11.72%, 2016 +18.14%, 2015 +9.06%, 2014 +10.39%, 2013 +16.00% ,2012 +34.12%, 2011 +25.31%, 2010 +20.63%, 2009 +57.40%, 2008 -3.98% (all net of fees).

The investment strategy focuses on relative value fixed income investment opportunities in European fixed income markets with a Scandinavian bias.

The fund trades and invests long and short in government, mortgage, covered and index-linked bonds with a minimum credit rating of Aa3 or equivalent and both listed and OTC fixed income derivatives.

Monthly redemptions.

Minimum investments EURO/$100k.

 

 

Manager 4 : Life Settlement Fund (AuM about $730ml)

Annualized return 13.90% (since February 2014).

Last 1 year +8.30%, last 2 years 21.00% and last 3 years 32.40%.

For a small video click HERE.

Low drawdown 2.4%.

Average monthly return 1.1%.

Positive months 96.7%.

Insurance Backed Assets : Insurance liabilities rank above an insurance company’s commitments to equity and bond holders.

The fund’s investment strategy is to achieve long term capital growth through the acquisition and trading of US life insurance policies, commonly known as Life Settlements, which are issued by US life insurance companies. The manager has over 25 years’ experience managing in secondary insurance markets.

Quarterly redemptions with 90 days’ notice.

Minimum investment $125k.

 

 

Manager 5 : Liquid Private Equity Secondary’s fund (AuM $748ml)

Annualized return 16.05%, while the MSCI world index gained 12.65% (net of fees since Aug 2019).

The offer quarterly subscription, the next subscription dealing day is Sept 1.

For a small video click HERE.

Drawdown 3.1%.

Purchase of assets at a discount to NAV.

Invested across 200+ funds and 1500+ companies.

Portfolio of mature fund interests (typically 3-8 years old & substantially funded).

85%+ of the portfolio is in secondary’s with <$ 100ml deal sizes – space ignored by larger funds.

Extremely low default rate remains at 0.7%, which is also the lowest amongst their peers.

Quarterly redemptions (subject to a one year lock-up period).

Minimum investment $125k.

Not for US investors.

 

 

Manager 6 : Long Short spread trading in S&P 500 options  (AuM $770ml)

Annualized returns 16.57% (net returns since May 2016).

2024 +5.97% (through May), 2023 +16.51%, 2022 +12.53%, 2021 +15.62%, 2020 +17.28%, 2019 +18.31%, 2018 +10.68%, 2017 +24.03%, 2016 +12.86% (8 months) (all net returns).

Take advantage of the systemic mispricing of options whereby the seller is paid a premium (implied volatility) over the historical volatility of the underlying asset.

Invests in both long and short S&P 500 options.

Buys protection both above and below where it sells premium.

Dollar cost average into volatility with a dynamic approach to exposure.

The majority of premium reinvestment purchases the layer which provides a large tail hedge within the portfolio to ensure the portfolio is always net unleveraged at any expiration in time.

Quarterly redemptions with 45 days’ notice.

Minimum investment $1ml.

 

 

Manager 7 : Low Net Market Neutral Equity Energy (1bn+)

Annualized return 13.40%, Sharpe Ratio: 1.1 (net returns since Jan 2004).

2024 +0.14% (through May), 2023 +11.71%, 2022 +17.40%, 2021 +22.07%, 2020 +27.52% (all net returns).

The energy transition will provide an enduring source of alpha opportunity over the next decade.

Opportunity is provided by cyclical and political disruptions inherent in energy, plus the secular disruption resulting from the ongoing energy transition.

Quarterly redemptions with 45-days’ notice.

Minimum investment $1ml.

 

 

Manager 8 : Low Net L/S Equity US small and midcap (AuM about $900 ml)

Annualized Return 12.00%, average low net exposure 8.4% (net returns since Nov 2008).

2024 +9.30% (through May), 2023 +14.80%, 2022 +42.80%, 2021 +21.60%, 2020 +21.40%, 2019 +22.7%, 2018 -8.70%, 2017 -5.00%, 2016 +5.10%, 2015 +8.10% (net returns since Nov 2008).

Low correlation and low beta to Russell 2000.

Monthly redemptions.

Minimum investment $2ml, for MGI clients $500k.

 

 

Manager  9 : Catastrophic Bond Program

An expected return 10% per annum, 31% over 36 months.

A & A+ credit rating of sponsor and Group Company

Excellent Diversification to protect principal and generate returns: 15 countries, 60 Insurance Companies, 200 policies (avg. 1-1.5% exposure in portfolio)

Senior Risk Exposure only: “Last one to pay”

ESG friendly

Minimum investment $125k.

 

 

 

 

Manager 10 : Diversified GP stakes (AuM 2.7bn)

Annualized Return 21.15% and Sharpe ratio 1.53 (net returns since Jan 16).

2023 +8.48%, 2022 +21.68%, 2021 +59.99%, 2020 +34.13%, 2019 +13.48%, 2018 +18.27% , 2017 +2.93%, 2016 +18.56% (all net returns).

Max drawdown -2.18%

The strategy owns a portfolio of minority equity stakes in 70+ distinct private market managers like CVC and Cerberus.

Managers within the private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate asset classes with an average AuM of USD 32bn per firm.

A track record of >$3bn invested over the last 6+ years and target return of 25% IRR.

Option for quarterly distributions on a target cash yield of 8-10% and as accrual of circa 10% p.a. (which are reinvested)

Lux RAIF

Liquidity: quarterly subscriptions and quarterly redemptions (best-effort basis) after 3 years holding.

Minimum investment $500k.

Not for US investors.

 

 

Manager 11 : Global Consumer Loans (AuM 480ml)

Annualized Return 11.30% and Sharpe ratio 26.13 (net returns since Aug 19).

2024 3.29% (Through April), 2023 +10.09%, 2022 +11.80%, 2021 +10.06%, 2020 +10.20%, 2019 +4.37% (5 months) (all net returns).

Average duration < 24 months.

1.3ml+ positions.

Managed by a digital lending specialist.

Lux Fund, US Onshore feeder possible, quarterly liquidity.

Minimum investment $500k.

Not for US investors.

 

 

Manager 12 : Commodity Manager (AuM 328ml)

Fund 1 Commodity Master Fund

Annualized return +13.19% (net since Oct 2015).

2024 -6.10% (through March 24), 2023 -9.80%, 2022 +30.60%, 2021 +147.70%, 2021 -4.30%, 2019 -50.60%, 2018 +53.60%, 2017 +14.1%, 2016 +26.60%, 2015 +19.70%, 2014 +13.1%, 2013 +18.8%, 2012 +4.9% (net returns).

Commodity fund focused in European power and gas, international coal and emissions.

Fundamental views expressed through directional and relative value trading.

100% cleared futures, swaps & options on commodity related instruments, including FX.

Fund 2 Environmental Master Fund

Annualized return +16.55% (net since April 2021).

2024 -0.60% (through March 24), 2023 +4.80%, 2022 +5.20%, 2021 +49.00% (net returns since April 21).

The Fund invests in futures and other instruments focused on environmental markets.

Only trades listed cleared instruments.

The Fund expects to have an inherent bias to the long side to align with investors’ environmental interests.

The manager has been trading carbon emissions for many years within its Commodity Master Fund strategy and our CIO has traded EU ETS certificates since its market was created.

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