leste global investments
Leste Global Investments (“LGI”) is an asset management firm that operates in the global financial markets from offices in London, New York, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
Through a hedge fund based in Brazil destined to sophisticated investors, LGI accesses local and international platforms, offering diversified portfolio management between markets and asset classes.
Investment team specialized in diverse niche markets with historically low correlation, which allows a dynamic allocation of capital and risk for each strategy, and the prevailing market environment.
The liquid asset management unit of Leste focuses on diverse, specialized and complementary investment themes.
With a wide range of strategies, implemented by highly qualified and experienced investment professionals, the funds managed by LGI seek consistent absolute value creation, fully aligned with the risk profile and expected returns by investors.
Portfolio manager selection is determined by their capacity to generate above average returns, based on low correlation strategies at either normalized or volatile market conditions.
The benefits of diversification is to provide flexibility and transparency in the asset allocation under different investment horizons, allowing the principles of risk attribution and risk control to serve the dual purpose of capital preservation and performance optimization.
Leste Global Fund
Leste Global Fund was designed to be a high-performance hedge fund, capable of generating consistent absolute returns in different market situations. In order to achieve its goals, the Fund was structured with the ability to operate in global markets and access thematically supplementary and low correlated specialized investment niches. Fund’s investment strategies are grouped into four clusters, as described below:
The cluster mainly seeks investment opportunities on announced deals in the Merger Arbitrage strategy. Other Event Driven strategies that may also be explored by the investment team are Share Class and Special Situations.
Cluster with focus on soft catalyst events that can change the valuation perception of listed companies in the global markets. Soft catalysts events includes capital market activities, re-financings, corporate restructurings, management changes, regulatory changes, competitive dynamics, product innovation and price distortion. Investments are made on listed equity shares and credit instruments.
Cluster focused on exploring political and macroeconomic investment theses, covering different asset classes such as FX, interest rates and stocks, in both local and international markets.
Cluster that covers supplementary and uncorrelated strategies to the main Fund investment themes. This cluster trades arbitrations, quantitative models, volatility and other risk classes unrelated to the previous strategies.