Headstart Advisers: Headstart Fund of Funds Scoops 3 Performance Awards
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Headstart Fund of Funds ScoopsÂ 3 Performance Awards
Headstart Advisers' flagship Fund of Hedge Funds was the recipient of three
performance awards for 2013. The Headstart Fund of Funds was awarded the: Hedge
Funds Review - Best Sub $250m Fund of Hedge Funds award, the World Finance -
Best Diversified Fund of Hedge Funds - Europe award and the International Hedge
Fund Awards - Best Diversified Fund of Hedge Funds.
Posting a full year return of 15.35% and building on the Fund's 14 year track
record the Headstart Fund of Funds advised by Headstart Advisers Ltd and CIO
Najy Nasser outpaced the leading fund of hedge funds benchmarks for the 5(th)
The Headstart Fund of Funds has annualised at +12.22% over the past 5 years with
a Sharpe Ratio of 1.91, showing particularly impressive risk-adjusted returns.
By comparison a leading fund of hedge funds index, the HFRI Fund of Funds
Composite Index, has annualised just +4.77% over the same period. The strong
outperformance of the Headstart Fund of Funds highlights the significant gulf
between the premier managers and the industry as a whole.
Headstart Advisers' CIO, Najy N. Nasser, commented: "We view ourselves as
providing an alternative, stable source of returns for our investors as part of
a diversified portfolio. The primary focus of our investment process is to build
a diversified, liquid portfolio capable of investing across market cycles. We
construct the portfolio with an emphasis on capturing alpha and dispersion in
markets, not beta.
"We are delighted to have been recognised for our strong performance. We are
determined not to rest on our laurels and are both excited and focused on
continuing to work hard as we embark on a new year, endeavouring to build on the
Fund's successful 14 year history of producing attractive risk-adjusted
For further information:
Adrian Flook, CTF Corporate and Financial Communications: +44 (0)20 3540 6456
Previous Press Releases on the Headstart Fund of Funds Ltd:
14/01/13 - Headstart Fund of Funds Outpaces Benchmarks
20/03/12 - Headstart Fund of Funds Nominated Again by HFM
22/12/10 - Headstart Advisers Cautiously Optimistic About 2011 After Stellar
Returns for 2010 and 2009
17/12/10 - Headstart Advisers' Fund of Funds Advances To The Top
Najy N. Nasser, Chief Investment Officer - www.headstartadvisers.com
Notes to editors:
Headstart Advisers Ltd is a financial services company incorporated in 1990,
authorised and regulated by the FCA as an investment advisor to the Headstart
family of hedge funds (within Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Legislation
and so subject to investment restrictions as set out more fully on its Website).
The directors of Headstart Advisors Limited are Najy Nasser and Henry Watkinson.
The firm has its office at 1 Knightsbridge Green, London SW1.
Headstart Advisers Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct
Authority under the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000. These press releases
do not constitute financial advice or an offer or invitation to apply for
investment in the fund(s).
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