The opportunity

Prisma Apex Equity aims to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns across market environments by investing in the highest conviction ideas of equity-oriented hedge fund managers on Prisma’s platform. Each manager in the portfolio is a sector specialist with a set of core competencies and has a research team supporting its stock selection process.

About the manager

Prisma is an experienced global alternative investment manager1. Founded in 2004, Prisma has a 13 year track record of providing investors with customised hedge fund / liquid alternative solutions. Prisma has a 60 person dedicated team with investment professionals located in North America, Europe and Asia2. Over 90% of its nearly $9b of assets are managed on behalf of institutional clients. Since inception both Prisma’s asset and client base have been healthily stable. In 2017 Prisma formed a strategic partnership with PAAMCO (Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, LLC) to create PAAMCO Prisma Holdings, LLC.

About the strategy

Prisma Apex Equity is a hedged equity strategy constructed from a universe of the highest conviction positions of a sub-set of Prisma’s equity and event managers. The strategy is structured as a series of managed accounts in which hedge fund managers trade their high conviction long equity names. Portfolio construction and risk management are centralised at Prisma. Index and sector ETFs may be used to construct the hedge portfolio.

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How to invest

Contact our Director, Head of Institutional Distribution, Louise Walker, CAIA.

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1. Prisma Capital Partners LP is exempt from the requirement to hold an Australian Financial Services License under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in respect of the financial services it provides to Wholesale Clients, and is not licensed to provide financial services to retail clients, in Australia. Prisma Capital Partners LP is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States of America (US) under US laws, which differ from Australian laws. Return to the reference

2. Includes an investment professional employed by our affiliate PAAMCO who performs services for Prisma in Asia. Return to the reference