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  • 1. VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES Global Research Investment Strategies & Trade Execution I t t St t i T d E ti Structured Investments FAHD RACHIDY January 2010
  • 2. VANTAGE CAPITAL MARKETS LLP The Firm  Independence  Vantage Capital Markets (VCM) is an independent global voice and electronic interdealer broker with offices in London, affiliated offices in Hong Kong and South Africa.  Experience  Under its former names, Vantage Derivatives Ltd and David Morgan Futures (DMF), VCM LLP has operated since 1979.  Integrity  VCM LLP is dedicated to providing exceptional levels of professional inter-dealing brokerage inter dealing services to institutional clients. An experienced team ensures that VCM LLP delivers ready access to equities, bonds, commodities and their relative derivative securities across a multitude of markets. Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 2
  • 3. VANTAGE CAPITAL MARKETS LLP The Firm  Confidentiality y  Alongside our competitive presence, we offer the client peace of mind with regards to trade anonymity. Complete segregation of business units within the partnership ensures that there are no conflicts of interest interest.  Global coverage  Independence, integrity and a solid business foundation are the fundamental principles that give us the mobility to provide a comprehensive suite of services in a wide range of financial products.  FSA regulated g  Vantage Capital Markets LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 3
  • 4. VANTAGE CAPITAL MARKETS LLP The VGIS Platform  Vantage Global Investment Strategies (VGIS) Within VCM, a dedicated Hedge Fund platform whose main activities are:  Macroeconomic Research and Financial Analysis,  Trade Execution,  Risk Hedging,  Structured Investments for Hedge Funds. Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 4
  • 5. VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES 1. 1 Macroeconomic Research & Fundamental Analysis 2. Trade Execution 3. 3 Risk Hedging & Structured Investments 4. The Team  Page 5
  • 6. VGIS benefits Macroeconomic Research & Fundamental Analysis 1/2 y  Committed to generating Alpha for Hedge Funds & Asset Managers.  Global investment strategies and trading recommendations based on sound macroeconomic research and financial analysis. y  Weekly publications on Stocks, Indices, Bonds, Option volatility. In-depth knowledge of capital markets. markets Research on merger arbitrage, event driven strategies arbitrage strategies.  Independent Research of the highest quality with access to up-to-the-minute information.  Research and Investment strategies can be tailor-made to suit the client’s specific investment profile.  VGIS Portfolio Weekly Update: a track record of our trading recommendations available. Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 6
  • 7. VGIS benefits Macroeconomic Research & Fundamental Analysis 2/2 y  Regular frequency publications: Daily Weekly and Quarterly which Daily, Quarterly, summarize the broader economic events and figures for the period and make coherent interpretations on the impact of these on the economy. Macroeconomic  Focused Topical Reports: ranging from ‘Flash Notes’ on market-moving g g g Research events to detailed thematic reports intended at achieving thought- leadership.  Quantitative Analysis: ranging from simple statistical data-analysis to fully- fledged fl d d econometric modelling culminating iin th ti d lli l i ti thematic reports. ti t  Strong domain and execution expertise across equity sectors products sectors, products, regions and economies, gathering market intelligence to identify alpha.  Based on our experience, we have models designed to deliver financial Financial research. Based on Client requirements we execute the “heavy lifting” for Research R h the Client’s in-house team and enhanced screening of investment opportunities.  Experience in regions across North America and Europe. Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 7
  • 8. VGIS benefits Portfolio Focus  Long/short model portfolio managed by VGIS in 2010 g p g y Simulated performance by Youdevise LTD, the independent Alpha capture trading system Data as of Jan. 12, 2010  Performance since inception 4th January 2010 VGIS is outperforming the MSCI World benchmark by 1.39% since inception Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 8
  • 9. VGIS benefits Portfolio Focus Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies Data as of Jan. 12, 2010 Source : VGIS  Page 9
  • 10. VGIS benefits Portfolio Focus  Long/short model portfolio managed by VGIS in 2009 Simulated performance by Youdevise LTD, the independent Alpha capture trading system Data as of Jan. 31, 2009  Performance since inception 11st May 2009, 59% hit ratio VGIS has outperformed the MSCI Europe benchmark by 8.40% Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 10
  • 11. VGIS benefits Portfolio Focus Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies Data as of Jan. 31, 2009 Source : VGIS  Page 11
  • 12. VGIS benefits Portfolio Focus  Global model portfolio managed by VGIS in 2009: +16.24%  2009 VGIS Global Portfolio Absolute Return in 2009 : +16.24% Performance breakdown :  2009 VGIS Macro Portfolio Absolute Return : +31.11%  2009 VGIS Long/Short Equity Portfolio Absolute Return : +12.53%  L/S Portfolio Performance Relative to MSCI Europe Benchmark : +8.40% Datas as of oct. 29, 2009 Source : VGIS Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 12
  • 13. VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES (VGIS) 1. 1 Macroeconomic Research & Fundamental Analysis 2. Trade Execution 3. 3 Risk Hedging & Structured Investments 4. The Team  Page 13
  • 14. VGIS benefits Trade Execution 1/2  VCM offers best execution, cross asset coverage, strong network  Best trade execution : – A single entry door to Equities, Bonds, Commodities and their relative derivative securities. – Taking into account price, costs, speed, likelihood of execution and settlement, size… – Large volumes traded – No minimum trade volumes or trade frequency required, – Electronic DMA via Fidessa trading platform.  Leading broker on both Equity and Fixed Income options and future derivatives (vanilla, exotic products, listed options, OTC): – Ranked #2 on Dow Jones Eurostoxx50 (market share) and other European indices – Leading market share on European single stocks Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 14
  • 15. VGIS benefits Trade Execution 2/2  High standard trade execution & competitive rates  VCM’s clearing and settlement relationships are with: – Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux International Ltd – Dresdner Bank AG (now Commerzbank AG) – Fortis Bank Global Clearing NV – Man Financial  We do not run any proprietary trading desks in the company company.  No extra cash needed as we don’t ask for any deposits, keeping your leverage intact.  We cover a large range of clients: from banks and financial institutions to top-end hedge funds. Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 15
  • 16. VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES 1. 1 Macroeconomic Research & Fundamental Analysis 2. Trade Execution 3. 3 Risk Hedging & Structured Investments 4. The Team  Page 16
  • 17. VGIS benefits Risk Hedging & Structured Investments g g  Tailor-made solutions, Risk Management, Higher Returns , g , g  C ti innovative and varying payout profiles. Creating i ti d i t fil  For positions which cannot be hedged with standard cash or derivative securities, we can provide tailor-made structured investment strategies according to our clients’ needs and utilising the full range of derivative products.  We assist in the management of risk and raise returns for complex portfolios. Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 17
  • 18. VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES 1. 1 Macroeconomic Research & Fundamental Analysis and Event driven 2. Trade Execution 3. 3 Risk Hedging & Structured Investments 4. The Team  Page 18
  • 19. VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES (VGIS) The Hedge Fund Sales Team g Fahd Rachidy – Head of Hedge Fund Sales  Corporate Bonds g Macro Strategist - Mainly Western Europe countries Senior Equity Index derivatives prop- trader at SOCIETE GENERALE and CALYON -1 analyst, 3 brokers Head of Macroeconomic research on monetary policy at the European Central Bank (statistical division Banque de France) Sciences Po Paris , Lecturer Applied Macroeconomics  Emerging Markets Bonds, sovereign and corporate Bonds MSc in Macroeconomics University Paris-I Sorbonne – MSc Ecole Centrale Paris -Covering emerging markets: Russia, Central Europe, Turkey, Greece, Middle East Equities: team of 14 people -1 analyst, 4 brokers  ABS, CMBS, CDS, CLO, DLO  Cash Equity Sales Force: -Regions covered include UK & Ireland, France, Benelux, Germany, Scandinavia and Italy -Pan European stocks coverage, Western and Central Europe from London office. Coverage of Asian & Australian investors via HK office. -5 analysts 4 sales 1 sales trader 4 traders analysts, sales, trader, -1 analyst, 5 brokers 1 analyst Fixed Income: team of 19 people The Hedge Fund team -The team tends to deal largely with real money investors The investors.  Sovereign Bonds -Our aim is to trade bonds and equities between end investors rather than using bank dealing desks. -Mainly Western Europe countries -Every member of the team has a minimum of 10 years in the market working for the big -1 analyst, 3 brokers banks, and building client relationships at senior level  And 85 inter-dealer brokers at VCM LLP: With a wealth of experience in cash and derivative execution (Equity, Fixed Income, Metals, in Europe, Asia, Emerging). Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 19
  • 20. VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES  Contact details  Disclaimer  Page 20
  • 21. VGIS contact details  For any enquiries, do not hesitate to contact us y q , VANTAGE GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES VANTAGE CAPITAL MARKETS Hedge Fund Platform  Fahd Rachidy  Roderick Wurfbain Senior Partner Managing member Head of Global Investment Strategies rwurfbain@vcmllp.com frachidy@vcmllp.com +44 (0)20 3107 5005 +44 (0)20 3107 5373 +44 (0)75 0003 5010 +44 (0)75 0003 8515  Robert Hampel Capital Partner rhampel@vcmllp.com +44 (0)20 3107 5050 +44 (0)75 0003 5010 Macroeconomic Research & Global Investment Strategies  Page 21
  • 22. Vantage Capital Markets LLP Research Note disclaimer This material is intended for existing Professional Clients of Vantage Capital Markets LLP ("Vantage") as defined in the Financial Services Authority (FSA) Conduct of Business Sourcebook and other persons who are not clients of Vantage who have expressed interest in receiving it who are professional investors meeting the criteria described below, together, the "intended recipients". Where you are an existing client of Vantage you acknowledge that you are a Professional Client. Notwithstanding this you acknowledge that neither this research note, nor any subsequent discussions or communications connected with this research note, constitute Client note note investment advice, nor shall Vantage be responsible to you in this regard. This research note is not for distribution to retail clients as defined by the Financial Services Authority. 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