SBAI Welcomes New Stakeholders: Bastion Asset Management and Investcorp-Tages
Investcorp-Tages is a specialist investor in actively managed, alternative investment strategies. Operating across New York, London and Milan, the team consists of over 30 seasoned professionals, including 18 on the investment team with an average of over 19 years industry experience. The firm’s experience in alternative investments spans more than 25 years, from the inception of Investcorp’s hedge fund investment platform in 1996 and the establishment of Tages in 2011. The firm manages alternative assets for institutional investors worldwide, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments, family offices, insurance companies and other financial institutions.
Bastion Asset Management (“Bastion”) is a Montréal-based asset manager specializing in alternative strategies. The three founders, previously partners at another alternative firm, have long worked together managing similar investment strategies. Mathieu Boisvert (CEO) is responsible for the firm's operations and development, while Charles Haggar (CIO) is supported by Michael Gentile (Senior PM) in overseeing the funds' investments. Bastion currently offers a fundamental bottom-up U.S. SMID equity long short strategy to institutional and high net worth investors. With a return objective to generate a better risk-adjusted return compared to major North American stock market indices, Bastion stands for defense and protection striving to mitigate losses during difficult equity market periods. Bastion launched its first investment fund in January 2022 and now manages over C$ 250 million in assets.