LGT launches multi-alternatives fund with ILS component in Australia

LGT launches multi-alternatives fund with ILS component in Australia

LGT Capital Partners (LGT CP), the international alternative investments specialist, is bringing a brand-new multi-strategy options mutual fund offering to Australia, with insurance-linked securities (ILS) part of its portfolio.LGT Capital Partners belongs to the broader LGT Group that is owned by the Princely House of Liechtenstein and of course has a devoted ILS professional investment group in its LGT ILS Partners Ltd. unit.
LGT ILS Partners provides a variety of devoted insurance coverage and reinsurance-linked securities (ILS) fund offerings, consisting of methods focused on personal ILS or collateralised reinsurance and catastrophe bonds.
As a possession supervisor, LGT Capital Partners likewise includes insurance-linked securities (ILS), particularly the more liquid variety such as disaster bonds, within a variety of multi-strategy alternatives funds, of which this is a very first to be directly marketed into Australia.
LGT Capital Partners manages over US $75 billion of properties, but this new launch is its first fund in the Australian market, the LGT Multi-Alternatives Australia Fund.
LGT Capital Partners has coordinated with regional Australian firm Equity Trustees as the responsible entity for the brand-new fund and to assist in its circulation.
Institutional and wholesale investors in Australia and New Zealand are increasingly consisting of alternatives as part of their portfolios, Equity Trustees explained, making this an opportune time to release a brand-new options strategy.
The LGT Multi-Alternatives Australia Fund is focused on personal market investments, with core holdings in private equity, real estatee, facilities and private financial obligation, along with liquid alternatives including insurance-linked strategies (ILS), hedge funds and alternative threat premia.
Russell Beasley, Executive General Manager, Corporate Trustee Services, Equity Trustees said Equity Trustees commented on adding LGT Capital Partners to its list of global customers.
” We are happy to be supporting a worldwide property supervisor of such scale with the launch of their very first fund in the Australian market,” he described.
” We have actually grown to end up being the marketplace leading responsible entity supplier in Australia, providing the best support, competence and capability for brand-new entrants like LGT CP.”
Nathan Pensabene, Principal and Head of LGT CPs Australian subsidiary added, “We have actually been really delighted with the interest relating to the launch of our very first devoted fund for Australian and New Zealand investors. Throughout both the due diligence and on-boarding processes we were impressed with the experience and regional market understanding provided by the group at Equity Trustees.
” We are anticipating working with Equity Trustees to make this innovative fund available to wholesale and institutional investors in the Australian market. The fund will invest along with our founders, employees and other financiers, building on our more than twenty years of investment experience in alternative techniques.”

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