Jan 2019 - AGF wins HFM Hedge Fund Awards Asia 2019 - 'Best Emerging Manager Award'
It is with great pride that we announce and congratulate the team behind Ascent Global Fund (AGF), a 3-year vintage fund for winning the HFM Hedge Fund Awards Asia 2019 - 'Best Emerging Manager Award'
Year on year, the fund has surpassed internal financial markers in the shortest possible time frame.
We would like to sincerely thank our investors and partners in the journey of AGF and look forward to their continuous support.
Nov 2018 (HFM Global) - Fostering and sharing success: Pilgrim Partners outlines the value of their service offering. (Link)
Pilgrim has a competitive advantage in that it understands the business needs of fund managers. This includes a strong mid-office that provides daily trade reconciliation, performance reports and risk management oversight. Systems and process are investment-centric to provide an effective and efficient platform for fund managers and investors to quickly launch their business with a lower start-up cost. This allows fund managers to focus on portfolio management and gives them time to establish a track record without having to worry about operational costs and distractions.
Pilgrim offers a robust platform for institutional and private investors, fund managers, family offices, and private and independent bankers. With these capabilities, the firm is uniquely positioned to facilitate international funds and asset managers who wish to establish their presence in Singapore.
Oct 2018 - PAR ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Financial/Metals Traders Managing Less Than $10M
Oct 2018 - TAMA ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Financial/Metals Traders Managing Less Than $10M
Oct 2018 - AGF ranked #2 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M
Sep 2018 - AGF ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Short Term
Sep 2018 - TAMA ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Financial/Metals Traders Managing Less Than $10M
Sep 2018 - Launch of LOV Opportunity Fund
Jul 2018 - AGF ranked #3 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M
Jul 2018 - AGF ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Systematic Traders
Jul 2018 - AGF ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Short Term
Apr 2018 - Launch of Tama Systematic Macro Fund
Apr 2018 - MIMETAS Secures 20 Million Dollar Series B Financing. (Link)
Ginger Hsiao, fund manager of ELSGF, acting as spokeswoman for the syndicate: "From the start, we were impressed by MIMETAS's technology and highly talented team. We consider the company as today's leader in the organ-on-a-chip space with tremendous growth potential in the coming years. Its customer base already includes leading multinationals from Europe, US and Asia and the adoption of the platform ranges from academic users to high-throughput screening facilities for pharmaceuticals. We are looking forward to supporting the MIMETAS team with their commercial expansion and addressing new markets."
Feb 2018 - AGF ranked #3 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M
Jan 2018 - Launch of Arkstone Value Advantage Fund (AVAF)
Dec 2017 - AGF ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M for the year of 2017
Nov 2017 - Launch of Pilgrim Alternative Return Fund (PAR)
Sep 2017 - (The Straits Times) - Article: Assets under management in S'pore up 7% to $2.7 trillion (Link)
Mr Brian Tan, fund manager and partner at Pilgrim Partners Asia, said: "We've seen a natural demand for alternative returns. As public capital markets continue to defy the gravitational pull of fundamentals, investors themselves recognise the need to find other areas to allocate capital. Sitting in cash and waiting for a crash makes sense to some extent, but money still needs to work for you. That's where alternatives come in."
Sep 2017 - Launch of Pilgrim Private Debt Fund (PDF)
Jun 2017 - AGF ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M
May 2017 - AGF ranked #2 for BarclayHedge CTA Managing Less Than $10M
May 2017 - AGF ranked #2 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M
May 2017 - AGF ranked #2 for BarclayHedge Systematic Traders
May 2017 - AGF ranked #2 for BarclayHedge Short Term
May 2017 - Launch of European Life Sciences Growth Fund
May 2017 - Interview: Up Close with Albert Ee, CEO of Pilgrim Partners Asia (Link)
Jan 2017 - AGF was nominated by EurekaHedge for Best New Asian Hedge Fund
Jan 2017 - AGF ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M
Dec 2016 - AGF ranked top 10 for BarclayHedge Diversified Traders Managing Less Than $10M for the year of 2016
Nov 2016 - Launch of Europe Real Estate Fund (ERF)
Sep 2016 - Launch of Independent Asset Management (IAM) services
Jan 2016 - Launch of Ascent Global Futures (AGF)
8 Jan 2016 (The Straits Times) - Article: Local shares take big hit; Sing$ at new low to US$ (Link)
And there may be more to come, said Mr Brian Tan, a partner at boutique asset management firm Pilgrim Partners. He said many of the biggest firms here are exposed to both China and commodities, which are undergoing a difficult period. "The market looks cheap, but it could get even cheaper," he added.
26 Jul 2015 (The Straits Times) - Interview: Value investor seeks good businesses at good prices (Link)
9 Oct 2013 (HedgeFund Intelligence) - SinoPac joins with Pilgrim to service funds in Singapore (Link)
31 Aug 2013 (Businessweek) - Pilgrim Partners Asia (Pte.) Ltd Presents at Hedge Funds World Asia 2013, Sep-05-2013 11:10 AM. Venue: Harbour Grand, Hong Kong. Speakers: Jimmy Leong, Managing Director.
13 Jul 2013 (HedgeFund Intelligence) - Macro fund Pilgrim targets US/Asian currency trades (Link)
11 Jul 2013 (BarclayHedge) - PAMF ranked #3 for May 2013 return by BarclayHedge
1 Jul 2013 (AsiaHedge) - Macro fund Pilgrim targets US dollar/Asian currency trades
18 Oct 2010 (Bloomberg) - Asian Hedge Funds Struggle to Raise Cash Even Amid Boom (Link)
9 Aug 2010 (hedgeweek) - LaCrosse to provide fund administration services to Pilgrim Partners
6 May 2010 (Bloomberg) - Asian Hedge Funds Struggle for Assets as Investors Remain Wary
22 Apr 2010 (Bloomberg) - Singapore to Review Hedge, PE Funds Rules as Regulators Increase Oversight (Link)
22 Apr 2010 (Bloomberg) - Ex-Millennium's Ee Plans Macro Hedge Fund in 'Uncertain' Market (Link)
22 Apr 2010 (HFM Week Daily Snapshot) - Albert Ee, formerly managing director of Millennium Management's Asian business is planning to launch his own hedge fund, according to Bloomberg. Pilgrim Partners Asia, which will be based in Singapore, is expected to launch in May managing around $28m, with the aim of increasing assets to $300m over three years.