Investing since 1994

And still growing strong

At Aurum we aim to take intelligent risk to provide resilient risk-adjusted returns over the long-term and across multiple economic
and financial cycles. We place a high priority on capital preservation.

Applying our investment philosophy means that there are strategies and investment approaches that are deliberately excluded. These include being long-biased to the market and being reliant on carry or yield to enhance results.

By excluding investments correlated to the market, our portfolios provide a more consistent return stream with a high proportion of positive months. Our investment solutions complement a traditional portfolio of bonds and equities and have proven that an investment with Aurum can help to grow and protect our clients’ portfolios.

Our performance since 1994

< 6.4%

annualised volatility*

> 6.1%

compound annual returns*

< 0.32

correlation to msci world 

< 0.07

correlation to bgab* 

> 67%

% positive months*

> 0.53

sharpe ratio*

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Lawrence Davis 22/11/2019

Culture: Hiding in Plain Sight – Part Three

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced the concept of examining culture when performing due diligence on hedge funds, and looked at the challenges of defining and observing it. Part 2 demonstrated how particular types of culture can be interpreted through a manager’s governance and compliance frameworks.

Charles Akingbehin 07/11/2019

Scratching Beneath The Quant Surface

To quote a thought piece by my colleague, Tim Wilkinson, written several years ago[1]: “Quant is not a strategy”. Instead, it’s a way of implementing an investment process. Thinking of Quant as a single hedge fund strategy is like thinking of fundamental investing as a single strategy. If someone told you that “Fundamental did poorly last year”, you would pull them up on it.

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