Alternative Investment Trust (AIQ or the Trust) is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and has exposure to a portfolio of leading international absolute return funds and selected direct investments in subordinated debt and equity co-investments.
On the 25th May, 2017, Columbus Investment Services Ltd (Columbus) became Responsible Entity (RE) to AIQ, appointing Warana Capital Pty Ltd (Warana Capital) as Investment Manager on the 9th of October, 2017.
Warana Capital now manages the Trust according to a revised investment strategy: to gain exposure to a portfolio of leading international absolute return funds and selected direct investments in subordinated debt and equity co-investments. With the objective to generate attractive pre-tax risk-adjusted absolute returns over the medium to long term while maintaining a focus on capital preservation.
Columbus is a member of One Investment Group (OIG) which is an independent funds management business specialising in providing Responsible Entity, Trustee, Custody and Administration services. One Investment Group is responsible for in excess of 250 fund and $17bn in a wide range of underlying asset classes including infrastructure, real estate, equities, fixed income, private equity and fund of funds.
OIG is not a fund manager and its clients include global and Australian listed companies, sovereign wealth funds, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, private equity firms and boutique managers.
Warana Capital is an independent alternative asset manger and specialised buyer of illiquid fund investments.
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