Vertex One Asset Management announces the launch of the Vertex Arbitrage
A low volatility, market-neutral fund that is suitable as an equity
alternative to fixed income products with less interest rate risk.
VANCOUVER, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Vertex One Asset Management Inc.
proudly announces the launch of a new fund called the Vertex Arbitrage Fund. The Vertex Arbitrage Fund is suitable for individual investors and
institutions seeking absolute returns with low monthly volatility.
A new type of product to the Canadian investment fund landscape, it
provides an equity alternative to fixed income products with less
interest rate risk. Focused on absolute returns, the fund provides
lower risk than outright exposure to the equity markets by investing
primarily in merger arbitrage. Merger arbitrage involves capturing a
profit from the discount between the market price and the "deal" price
for a target company in an announced, legally-binding merger situation.
Arbitrage returns historically increase as interest rates rise reducing
the interest rate risk of the fund. Additionally, with the majority of
the return in the form of capital gains the fund will be a tax
efficient investment vehicle.
The Vertex Arbitrage Fund joins Vertex One's suite of funds: the Vertex
Fund, Vertex Managed Value Portfolio, Vertex Enhanced Income Fund,
Vertex Value Fund and Vertex Growth Fund.
About Vertex One Asset Management
Founded in 1997, Vertex One Asset Management Inc. is one of Canada's
leading independent asset managers with over $1.7 Billion in AUM and a
proven track record of outperformance for over 15 years in the
alternative and mutual fund marketplace. Vertex One offers alternative,
equity and income funds to retail, institutional and high-net worth
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SOURCE: Vertex One Asset Management Inc.
For further information:
Vertex One Asset Management Inc.
1920-1177 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 2K3 Canada