Australian Eagle Asset Management’s Sean Sequeira recorded a 16.27 per cent return for his long-short fund, after fees, and 19.23 per cent before fees.
Fortescue was a winner: the stock has more than doubled this year.
“The improvement of their cashflows was still not recognised by the market,” he recalled.
The Fund returned +2.15% net of fees for the month of May 2019. Approaching 3 years of operation, the Fund has returned +19.95% p.a. since inception (Jul 16), outperforming the ASX 100 index by +7.95% p.a.
Alleron Investment Management has relaunched as Australian Eagle Asset Management, looking to gain a stake in retail and differentiating from its past as an exclusive wholesale and institutional operation.
Australian Eagle Asset Management, which used to be Alleron, went long Treasury Wine Estates shares at $4. The way Australian Eagle CIO Sean Sequeira saw it, the downside was limited: it had only $300 million of debt and a small but dazzling source of growth.
Australian Eagle Trust Long-Short Fund commences managing funds.