leste global investments
Leste Global Investments (“LGI”) is an asset management firm that operates in the global financial markets from offices in 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 complimentary 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.
Fund 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
Global Risk Arb
Investments in equity arbitrage opportunities, arising from corporate events, such as mergers and acquisitions with short and medium term investment horizons.
Quantitative Multi Asset Class
Investments in the US equity markets, using quantitative techniques, to capture distortions in relative value, using back testing analysis; short and medium term investment horizon.
Global Macro Thematic
Investments in the global financial markets, using futures, ETFs, fixed income and volatility instruments to capitalize on the macroeconomic vision of the team and investment themes that reflect the trends and dynamics of the market.
Equities Biotech and Pharma
Investments in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, seeking to anticipate material corporate events originated from scientific, clinical, regulatory and financial events.
The role of the CIO is to explore opportunities not directly linked to the other strategies deployed by the fund, seeking to maximize the synergies and intrinsic diversification of the investment portfolio.
Credit – Sovereign and Indexes
Explore themes and macroeconomic trends investing in sovereign credit instruments of emerging market countries, and corporate high yield and investment grade instruments of developed markets.
Investments in the Brazilian equity markets, exploring special situations, including corporate events, relative value distortions, and macroeconomic trends, within multiple scenarios assessed by the investment team.
Latam FX and Rates
Investments in Latam currency and fixed income markets, including bonds, futures, derivatives and volatility instruments.
Investment in the agricultural commodities markets using derivatives, futures and options, and with opportunistic investments in the energy and metals markets.