Founded by Andreas Rialas in 2000, Argo Group Limited is a UK-based alternative investment manager that offers an investment platform at the global level. It manages two funds with a long-term investment track record of offering uncorrelated risk-adjusted returns to investors and aims to deliver low risk, double-digit absolute returns through fundamental and bottom-up approach. The group operated through its offices located in UK, Ukraine and Romania. The group shares are traded on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange as LON: ARGO since November 2008.

The group operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Argo Capital Management Limited, it is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The group’s objective is to deliver investors with absolute returns in the funds that it manages by investing across fixed income, private equity, real estate, inter alia, special situations, interest rates, high yield corporate debt, interest rate strategies, local currencies, quoted equity and distressed debt.

The company operates its fund known as Argo Fund Limited (TAF), launched in 2000, which is a diversified global emerging markets debt and macro funds that aims to generate absolute returns through active and  investment for short term in liquid sovereign and corporate credit, distressed credit and FX across the EM universe. To reduce the volatility of the funds, it implements the macro overlay strategy. TAF is a Cayman-domiciled fund with monthly liquidity and was re-launched in 2016, with a revised investment mandate that restrict investment in level 3 category assets.

The funds objective is to achieve its investment objective of 8-10% return every year, with a target volatility of maximum 5% by capturing alpha though long and short investments in both local and hard currency debt markets, using bottom-up and top-down approach of fundamental analysis, adopting quantitative models to monitor and screen more than 300 EM corporate and over 40 EM nations, maintains a stable investment team that includes three research analysts and four portfolio managers, utilising a mobile net exposure typically ranging from -50% to +150% and emphasizes portfolio diversification through regular risk management.

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company address 33 Athol Street, Douglas, IM1 1LB, United Kingdom

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