Burren Global Arbitrage UCITS Fund
The Burren Global Arbitrage UCITS Fund focuses on global equity, hard catalyst event-driven and special situation opportunities with cheap embedded optionality.
The investment style is opportunistic and exploits pockets of market inefficiencies. It does not rely on one particular part of an economic cycle or “hot” sector, but instead four specific investment strategies; pure arbitrage, tender arbitrage, relative value and merger arbitrage, which complement each other in order to provide an overall low volatility risk adjusted return.
The investment process is a rigorous five step procedure which ensures the capture, isolation, risk management and exploitation of all events which fall into the investment mandate. Combined with sophisticated fund management the manager is able to produce attractive risk adjusted returns throughout every part of the economic cycle.
The fund is managed by Burren Capital Advisor’s high calibre entrepreneurial team, operating off a solid and scalable infrastructure with robust risk management. Burren Capital Advisors has managed the same strategy within its core fund since mid-2010 with high quality low volatility returns and no correlation to the broader market indices.
The Burren Global Arbitrage UCITS Fund will be managed in line with the core fund and with compliance of the UCITS requirements.
Burren Global Arbitrage UCITS Fund
Obtained a European Baccalaureate in 1995 from the European School in Oxfordshire, England and then graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Commerce, Banking & Finance (Hons) from University College Dublin, Ireland. After working for Morgan Stanley (1998-2001) as an associate in the Equity Structured Products Group, Andrew moved to Cater Allen International Limited as Head of Equity Relative Value Proprietary Trading (2001-2003). Andrew then moved to Lehman Brothers International Europe where he co-founded the Special Situations portfolio within Lehman Equity Strategies. After nearly 3 years at Lehman Brothers (2003-2006), he moved to BNP Paribas and assumed the role of European Head of Special Situations & Risk Arbitrage Proprietary Trading. In 2009 Andrew founded Burren Capital Advisors Limited.
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