Quaestio Alternative Funds is a Luxembourg Société d’Investissement à Capital Variable (“SICAV”) qualifying as a specialized investment fund (“SIF”), under the Luxembourg Law of 13 February 2007. The Fund also qualifies as an Alternative Investment Fund (the “AIF”) within the meaning of the Luxembourg Law of 12 July 2013 on alternative investment fund managers (the “AIFM Law”), which transposes the Directive 2011/61/EU of the European Parliament and the Council (the “AIFM Directive”) into Luxembourg law.

The Fund is managed by Quaestio SGR, the Fund’s Alternative Investment Fund Manager (the “AIFM”), in accordance with Chapter II of the AIFM Directive. The AIFM is in charge of the portfolio management and risk management activities of the Fund, as well as the fund administration and the distribution, pursuant to the Alternative Investment Fund Management Agreement concluded between the Fund represented by the General Partner and the AIFM.

Quaestio SGR has become the AIFM of the Fund on 1 April 2017, following a cross-border merger with Quaestio Investments SA. Quaestio Investments S.A., the General Partner and AIFM the Fund until 31 March 2017, was a UCITS V and AIFMD compliant management company based in Luxembourg. The merger was by means of absorption, following which Quaestio Investments SA was absorbed by Quaestio SGR and all assets and liabilities of the former, as well as all its rights and obligations, were transferred by way of universal succession to Quaestio SGR. The activities of the Luxembourg Branch of Quaestio SGR are similar to the ones previously carried out by Quaestio Investments S.A.

As of 1 April 2017, the General Partner of the Fund is a private limited company incorporated under Luxembourg law on 3 March 2017 under the name Quaestio GP S.à r.l. The General Partner is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quaestio Holding S.A.

CURRENTLY, THE FUND CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ACTIVE SUB-FUNDS:
  • QUAESTIO ALTERNATIVE FUNDS - FUND ONE
  • QUAESTIO ALTERNATIVE FUNDS - FUND FOUR
  • QUAESTIO ALTERNATIVE FUNDS - DIVERSIFIED YIELD FUND

The Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) of Quaestio Alternative Funds is Quaestio SGR. The AIFM acts as the portfolio manager of the Fund (the “Investment Manager”) and may manage part or all of the assets of a Sub-Fund of Quaestio Alternative Funds in pools managed by the Investment Manager itself or assigned to third party Sub-Investment Managers.

Currently only the assets of Quaestio Alternative Funds - Diversified Yield Fund are managed in such pools. The current list of pools of Quaestio Alternative Funds - Diversified Yield Fund, with the relevant portfolio managers and benchmark, is the following: 

Quaestio Capital SGR S.p.A.
15 Corso Como, 20154 Milan, Italy
benchmark: 
JP Morgan Cash Index Euro 3M + 1%
Marathon Asset Management LP.
One Bryant Park, 38th Floor, New York, NY 10036
benchmark: 
JP Morgan Cash Index Euro 3M + 3%
AXA Investment Managers Paris
Coeur Défense, Tour B – La Défense 4 100 Esplanade du Général de Gaulle 92932 Paris La Defense Cedex, France
Portfolio management delegated to: 
AXA Investment Managers, Inc. (partially delegated)
benchmark: 
Euribor 3M + 2%
Neuberger Berman Europe Ltd.
4th Floor, Lansdowne House, 57 Berkeley Square, London W1J 6ER
Portfolio management delegated to: 
Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC
benchmark: 
Euribor 3M + 2%
CQS (UK) LLP
4th Floor, One Strand, London WC2N 5HR, United Kingdom
Portfolio management delegated to: 
CQS (US), LLC
CQS (Hong Kong) Limited
benchmark: 
JP Morgan Cash Index Euro 3M + 2%

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