Absolute return investments

Investcorp’s absolute return investments group was launched in 1996 and currently has approximately $4.0 billion1 in assets across its customized  multi-manager solutions,  hedge fund partnerships, alternative risk premia and special opportunities portfolios.

Our diversified investor base includes pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, government agencies, financial institutions and AIS.

We believe that our differentiating characteristics – alignment of interests; nimble and innovative approach; disciplined investment process; deep and talented team; integrated investment program; and proprietary research – allow us to better serve our clients in achieving their investment objectives.

Alignment of interests

Investcorp is a principal investor and has invested in AIS since 1996.

  • Approximately $500 million¹ of balance sheet capital is invested in the co-investment portfolio
  • We invest in many of the same opportunities as our clients

Depth of talent

Our international team of dedicated employees seeks to deliver performance to our clients by applying its expertise and experience across the program’s investment management, research, performance evaluation, risk management, operations and compliance, seeding business development and client service.

We have managed client assets through multiple market cycles for nearly two decades:

  • Diversified mandates for sovereign wealth funds and government agencies since 1997

  • Diversified and single strategy mandates for premier US public pension funds and insurance companies since 2006

¹ As of June 30, 2016. Alternative investment solutions (formerly known as hedge funds) program assets include assets managed or co-managed by Investcorp Bank B.S.C. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (’Investcorp’) including proprietary investments of Investcorp, as well as assets placed by Investcorp and managed by third-party asset managers.

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