River and Mercantile Global High Alpha Fund

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London based investment manager River and Mercantile Asset Management has launched a new fund to local institutional investors.

The River and Mercantile Global High Alpha Fund offers access to the fund manager's Global High Alpha strategy, through an Australian-regulated pooled vehicle.

The fund invests in global equities using River and Mercantile's Potential, Valuation and Timing (PVT) investment philosophy.

“The launch of the first River and Mercantile unit trust in Australia represents an important milestone in River and Mercantile’s rich history,” River and Mercantile’s chief executive of asset management, James Barham, said.

“We have been working collaboratively with the investment consulting community and institutional investors in Australia and New Zealand since 2013, designing truly actively managed products that meet the genuine needs and investment appetite of this region. Responding to increasing demand we are very proud to now be able to offer this fund to a broader audience.”

River and Mercantile Asset Management River and Mercantile Global High Alpha Fund Launched on 01 June 2018 Designed for institutional investors. Find out more Industry Moves does not hold an AFS Licence and neither recommends nor endorses this product/service.

Q&A with Hugh Sergeant on River and Mercantile's first Australian-regulated pooled vehicle


UK-based River and Mercantile made a big splash in the Australian market this year - opening two offices, one in Sydney and one in Brisbane, and recruiting an Australian representative. We talk to Hugh Sergeant, the firm's chief investment officer equities, partner and portfolio manager, about the the launch of their first Australian regulated pooled vehicle - the River and Mercantile Global High Alpha Fund. He also shares his motivation for becoming a fund manager and reveals the job he'd be doing if he wasn't one.




Tim Horan
Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand
River and Mercantile Asset Management
Ph: +61 7 3012 6454 | M: +61 447 866 097