The Energy Factor

Sean Sequeira is the Chief Investment Officer and one of the founders of Alleron Investment Management. They started in 2005 with an institutional fund and they’ve just recently launched a long/short fund. Alan Kohler spoke to Sean to find out more.

Sean Sequeira is the Chief Investment Officer and one of the founders of Alleron Investment Management. They started in 2005 with an institutional fund and they’ve just recently launched a long/short fund in 2016 that’s going pretty well, they got 17.4% return last year after fees and they’re about to go retail as well. That long/short fund is a wholesale fund, with a minimum investment of 500,000 which is discretionary - they can take lower but they don’t take much lower. But, they are working on a retail fund. They are worth looking at because they do have some downside protection as a result of the shorts that they do and they’ve got a very interesting investment methodology based on turning points in companies and they’re looking for what they call the energy factor which is where something changes in the company and they’re looking to pick up the change before the rest of the market does. 

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