OFFSHORE FUNDS GROUP
Prestige Funds and Prestige Asset Management
Prestige Funds and Prestige Asset Management have been founded with the backing and infrastructure of ODL Securities, one of the UK's largest stock brokers in terms of volume. ODL Securities has over +$10 billion in assets under management, 270 employees, is fully regulated in UK by FSA, has 16,000 private clients, large balance sheet and capital adequacy requirements and is a member of the London Stock Exchange, and EuronextLiffe. ODL has offices and affiliates in USA, Japan, Russia and China.
It was decided from an early stage that any fund business should be set up as a stand alone venture with different (fund management specific) branding > hence Prestige Funds / Prestige Asset Management / Prestige Asset Advisors etc. ODL Securities Ltd acts as the regulated Investment Manager to both Prestige funds. The underlying investment advisors to both Prestige Funds manage over $1 billion dollars and have established long track records.
Prestige is headquartered in London, with affiliates in New York, Tokyo, Geneva, Zurich, Hong Kong, Singapore, UAE and Latin America. Prestige’s expertise in the research, development and implementation of unique alternative investment products and services stems from the +200 years of aggregate investment experience of Prestige professionals. Prestige senior executives and members of the management team include industry professionals who bring a wealth of experience and valuable relationships to the company. Members of the team include:
G. Graham Wellesley, Viscount Dangan (UK)
Viscount Dangan was the founder and Chief Executive of IFX and Finspreads (UK based Brokerage Houses) In 2003 he resigned as Chief Executive and sold his IFX holdings. Subsequently Viscount Dangan has taken a majority shareholding and a day to day management role as Chief Executive in ODL Securities (A UK based Brokerage House with over $10 billion in assets under management). Viscount Dangan has involvement in numerous charity activities. Authorised and regulated in the UK by FSA.
David Curling (UK)
Mr. Curling is a principal of ARCH Group (A UK based financial risk consulting boutique). He has over 35 years' investment experience and has held a variety of senior roles at Williams de Broe (WdB) including those of Chief Investment Officer, Head of Institutional Sales, and Chairman of the Investment Strategy committee. While at WdB Mr Curling was also, for a time, a Director of Banque Brussels Lambert (Jersey). Mr. Curling entered the mutual fund management industry in 1969 before becoming a specialist arbitrage dealer for James Capel in 1971. His early career was spent in the UK and South Africa, within the Chartered Accountancy and Auditing professions. Authorised and regulated in the UK by FSA.
Robert E. Large, B.A. (Hons) (UK)
Formally a principal of ARCH Group (A UK based financial risk consulting company), structuring and developing investment solutions for a number of corporate and institutional clients. He has spent the last two decades working for investment banks, structuring and trading in the derivatives markets and advising European corporations on hedging strategies. In recent years he has conducted proprietary trading activities and trading technology development both privately and on behalf of a number of CTA and Hedge Fund Groups. Mr. Large was previously a consultant and on the board of advisors for Platinum Group (An international asset management Group). Formally Head of the Interest Rate Derivatives Group at Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation, where he traded options, swaps and multi-product portfolios. He has held similar positions within the capital markets divisions of Midland Montagu, Banque Paribas and Bankers Trust International. Mr. Large is a History graduate of the University of Reading. Authorised and regulated in the UK by FSA.
Products and Services
Prestige is a creator of quality international investment funds. All Prestige funds are managed and regulated by ODL Securities. Prestige funds share certain characteristics which make them capable of providing superior risk-adjusted results in both rising and falling markets. Prestige also operates internationally an institutional capital introductions platform, representing a number of international hedge fund managers.
• Prestige research produces a range of absolute return managers
• Exclusive access to managers with extraordinary performance is enabled through Prestige's single-strategy funds
• Objective: to consistently achieve absolute returns in a wide range of market conditions
• Multiple independent investment advisors operating in different markets and strategies provide layers of diversification to reduce risk
• Prestige researches, analyses and develops hedged investment portfolios
• Portfolios may consist of a diverse range of equities, bonds, commodities and currencies
• Objective: to consistently outperform fund benchmarks...with a fraction of the downside volatility