MergerArb

Managed by Atlas Capital

0.3% Last 30 days 2.4% Last 90 days -8.1% Last 365 days -0.95 Sharpe Ratio -13.9% Max Drawdown

MergerArb

Managed by Atlas Capital

0.3% Last 30 days 2.4% Last 90 days -8.1% Last 365 days -0.95 Sharpe Ratio -13.90 Max Drawdown
Risk score
Strategy Stocks
AUM fee 1.0%
Requirements
• Investment minimum: $10,000
• Margin account
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The MergerArb strategy invests in U.S. based companies that Chief Investment Officer Jonathan Tunney believes are either takeover targets or potential takeover targets. It identifies companies that could be purchased by either larger public companies or private equity investors by screening for liquidity premiums and other metrics.

Research

In addition to Jonathan’s screening guidelines, he invests in companies based on his fundamental research of publicly available information.

Approach

Jonathan selects companies that could be taken over based on screening guidelines that include: - Liquidity targets (the number of shares traded daily).- Premium targets (amount of offer price/current target price) both on an absolute basis and an annualized basis.- Share prices (movement above certain dollar thresholds).

Allocation discipline

The portfolio usually holds 5 positions that are equally weighted.

Sell discipline

Jonathan closes positions when a certain capital appreciation has been achieved or when the merger has been completed. The portion of stock received from acquiring firms is typically sold upon receipt.

Exceptions

None.

All performance information on this page is based on the performance of the Portfolio Manager’s account. Client performance may differ. This information was calculated on December 13, 2017.

Daily returns
Performance
S&P 500
Manager (net of fees )
Last 30 days 0.3% 3.0%
Last 90 days 2.4% 6.7%
Last 365 Days -8.1% 17.2%
Since inception (Annualized) 6.0% 12.2%
2017 (YTD) -6.3% 18.9%
2016 10.0% 9.5%
2015 -6.2% -0.7%
2014 7.5% 11.4%
2013 15.5% 29.6%
2012 20.8% 13.4%
2011 1.4% -0.0%
Risk metrics (last 365 days)
S&P 500
Manager (net of fees )
Volatility 9.9% 6.7%
Sharpe Ratio -0.95 2.37
Sortino Ratio -1.13 3.14
Maximum Drawdown -13.9% -2.8%
Value-at-risk (95%, 1 week) -2.3% -1.6%
Additional metrics (last 365 days)
vs. S&P 500
Information Ratio -2.6%
Alpha -16.01
Beta 0.50
R-Squared 0.1%
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About Atlas Capital

Atlas Capital Advisors, LLC. is a San Francisco based registered investment adviser serving ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Jonathan Tunney is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer. Prior to founding Atlas, he was responsible for worldwide currency risk management for Hewlett Packard, managing the firm’s exposure to billions of dollars in foreign currency exchange.

Important Information

  1. Past performance is no guarantee of future results, and all investments, including those in this portfolio, involve the risk of loss, including loss of principal and a reduction in earnings.  
  2. All performance information on this page is based on the performance of the Portfolio Manager’s account, using the manager’s own funds. Portfolio Manager’s pre-IB Asset Management performance information may include performance of non-IB Asset Management client accounts. Performance of the Portfolio Manager's account is calculated by IB Asset Management on a daily time-weighted basis, including cash, dividends and earnings distributions and reflects the deduction of broker commissions. Manager returns include trades and positions that fail IB Asset Management's trading rules, as a result, actual client returns will differ. IB Asset Management advisory fees are simulated and applied retroactively to present the portfolio return "net-of-fees".
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  8. Not all transactions listed will appear in accounts due to IB Asset Management's trading rules and individual client constraints. Eligibility of these securities is monitored periodically, and may change over time. Actual client investment holdings may vary.
  9. This portfolio was launched on IB Asset Management on May 19, 2010.
  10. The Portfolio Manager could use short selling to manage this portfolio. Short selling is more complex than simply owning securities, involves a high degree of risk, is highly speculative, and is not suitable for all investors. The risk of loss associated with short selling is virtually unlimited. Short selling may also involve additional expenses and risks, including hard-to-borrow stock charges and buy-in risk. You should only select a portfolio using short selling if you are comfortable with the level of risk involved in short selling.
  11. The Portfolio Manager could use borrowed funds or leverage to fund investments in this portfolio. Leverage indicates the level of margin utilized and is calculated by dividing gross exposure by portfolio net liquidation value. Leverage involves a high degree of risk, is highly speculative, and is not suitable for all investors. Leverage increases both the amount you may lose and the amount you may make in a portfolio, leading to higher returns in the case of favorable market movements but also larger losses under adverse market conditions. You may also incur additional expenses associated with borrowing funds. You should only select a portfolio using leverage if you are comfortable with the level of risk involved in using leverage.