Multi Strategy Alternative Fund
Multi Strategy Alternative Fund intends to invest substantially all of its assets in shares in the GCM Fund. The GCM Fund is a multi-strategy, multi-manager fund offering access to a portfolio of diversified alternative investment strategies.
GCMLP, in its capacity as the GCM Fund’s investment manager, will direct the GCM Fund to invest in these strategies by having the GCM Fund invest in GCM Fund Investments, which will be managed by high-quality underlying investment managers. The Fund is designed for investors seeking a total return of approximately 6% per annum in US dollar terms over a full market cycle (approximately 5 – 7 years).
Grosvenor has been appointed as the Advisor for the Fund. Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P. (“GCMLP”) is the investment manager of Alternative Investments - Fund 1 (the “GCM Fund”), a US Dollar-denominated, Cayman Islands exempted company. The Responsible Entity intends to invest substantially all of the Fund’s assets in shares in the GCM Fund. GCMLP, together with its affiliates (collectively, “GCM Grosvenor”), is one of the world’s largest alternative asset management firms, with approximately US$51 billion in assets under management, and over 480 employees as of June 30, 2018.
GCM Grosvenor offers comprehensive public and private markets solutions, providing clients with a broad suite of investment and advisory choices that span hedge fund strategies, private equity, infrastructure, real estate and strategic (multi-asset class) investments.
GCMLP and its predecessors have specialized in creating and managing multimanager investment portfolios utilising non-traditional or “alternative” investment strategies. GCM Grosvenor provides investment management and advisory services for hedge fund investments through GCMLP and private markets investments through GCM Customized Fund Investment Group, L.P.
GCMLP has been managing public markets investment portfolios on behalf of clients since 1971, and private markets investment portfolios on behalf of clients since 1999.
Part 2A of GCMLP’s SEC Form ADV (a copy of which is available at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov) contains additional information relating to GCMLP, including information relating to its advisory business, investment process, investment strategies, and risks and conflicts of interest applicable to the advisory services it provides. Investors receive units (“Units”) when they invest in the Fund. The minimum initial investment is AU$5,000 and thereafter in AU$1,000 increments.
The minimum suggested timeframe for investment in the Fund is 5 years. Distributions (if any) are paid annually as at 30 June.
What are the benefits of investing in the Fund?
Benefits of investing in the Multi Strategy Alternative Fund
The Fund, by way of its investment in the GCM Fund, provides investors with indirect exposure to the GCM Fund Investments, comprising a diversified portfolio of private investment vehicles and separately managed accounts. The Fund aims to deliver a total return of approximately 6% per annum in US dollar terms over a full market cycle (approximately 5 – 7 years).
An investor can invest in Units, and therefore get indirect exposure to the GCM Fund’s portfolio, for a minimum investment of AU$5,000.
The GCM Fund Investments are professionally advised and managed by established professional investment managers and advisers.
This information is of a general nature only and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation and needs. Before acting on this information you should consider its appropriateness having regard to your circumstances. You should obtain and consider the Product Disclosure Statement before making a decision to invest in the fund.
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