Hedge Fund Awards 2015

Hedge Fund Awards 2015 www.acquisition-intl.com 69 Corporate Profile Doherty Advisors, LLC is a New York based money manager founded in 2003 and specializing in trading options and futures in liquid exchange markets The goal of Doherty Advisors, LLC is to provide investors with attractive and consistent risk-adjusted absolute returns. Our six person team has over 100 years of options trading experience, managing US$369m. We offer three S&P based programs: • Relative Value (RV) - an absolute return market-neutral strategy • Grey Swan - an equity tail risk hedge • Relative Value Plus (RVP) - a hybrid of the above two, which makes it a protection and return strategy. Since 1988, Mr. Robert Doherty focused on generating low risk, consistent returns by pursuing relative value opportuni- ties in options trading. Doherty Advisors attained 16% annualized returns with a Sharpe ratio above 1.00 over the 11 year track record. The flagship Relative Value options strategy trades the slope of volatility skews. The strategy is short-term, agnostic to market direction, with minimal market exposure. Merrant, founded in 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden, is a Nordic investment management firm, specialised in market neutral fund of funds solutions for institutional and high net worth investors. Rolf Hagekrans, Co-Founder, tells us more Merrant is independent and owned by its management and founders. Swedbank Management Company S.A. Luxemburg act as the fund management company and the administrator. The purpose of our investment strategy is to generate positive returns throughout the economic cycle while preserving capital and maintaining low to negative correlation to major equity and bonds indexes. This is achieved by composing market neutral portfolios of underlying hedge funds strategies that are “true” market neutral, mutually uncorrelated and uncorrelated to major equity and bonds markets. Merrant’s market-neutral fund-of-funds strategy offers inher- ent low downside risk, high consistency and positive skewing of the returns. We only invest in highly liquid, repeatable and valid strategies that have proven track record in volatile and changing markets conditions. Merrant´s success has been recognized in the industry and acknowledged by numerous awards for excellence and expertise in the field. Doherty Advisors, LLC Address: 400 Madison Avenue, Suite 6A New York, NY 10017 Tel: +1 646 216 2310 Fax: +1 212 213 9170 Merrant Name: Rolf Hagekrans Address: Grev Turegatan 35, SE-114 38 Stockholm, Sweden Phone: +46 (0)8 779 5070 direct +46-8-410 820 50 Mobile: +46-(0)70-66 77 421 Fax: +46-(0)8-644 5080 Email: rolf.hagekrans@merrant.se Web: www.merrant.se Best Single Sector CTA Personal Award: Best Portfolio Manager - Sweden

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