O'Connor

Dynamic investing, controlled risk

As one of the world's largest hedge fund investors, we offer a comprehensive spectrum of hedge fund investment solutions that seek to meet your evolving needs. Our hedge fund platform includes commingled funds, customized discretionary portfolios and a range of advisory partnerships.


Delivering the best of our capabilities to you

Dedicated absolute return investment management

  • through our global long/short equities, credit long/short, merger arbitrage and convertible securities

Fundamentally-driven investment processes

  • that are supplemented with sophisticated quantitative decision support and risk management tools

Multi-stage risk control process

  • developed through a pioneering approach to quantitative risk management. Risk metrics are tailored to each individual strategy

Innovation

  • an offering which seeks to evolve continuously with the ever changing global markets, aiming to provide attractive hedge fund opportunities

 

Our expertise

Agility

We are able to shift capital and risk dynamically across strategies to seek to exploit investment opportunity sets we see in the market for you.

Risk management, liquidity and capital preservation

We believe we offer you state-of-the-art risk management capabilities, born out of a strong risk-focused culture.

Diversity

Expertise - 50 investment professionals (as of 31 December 2018), with broad expertise across asset classes and capital markets.


 

Our investment approach

Diversified strategies

  • We combine our strategies with the goal of creating a diverse stream of returns relatively uncorrelated to major asset classes.
  • By shifting capital and risk dynamically across strategies we look to exploit investment opportunity sets that we see in the market.

Value investing with risk control

  • Our approach is, and always has been, rooted in relative value investing and state-of-the-art risk management capabilities, through which we strive to provide investors with attractive, risk-adjusted absolute return potential.

Collaboration across teams

  • We foster collaboration across our teams based in New York, Chicago, London, Hong Kong and Singapore, with the goal of raising our collective intelligence. We seek to strengthen those teams by recruiting and retaining the best people from inside the industry and out.

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