Attunga Capital Pty Ltd (Attunga) is a specialist investment manager with expertise in securities and derivative products. Attunga was formed on 23 December 2005 and was granted its Australian Financial Services Licence on 29 May 2006.
On 6 November 2008 Henderson Group plc (Henderson Group) acquired a minority equity stake in Attunga. This equity stake forms the basis of a broader strategic relationship between the two companies, including a marketing and distribution agreement.
The focus of the company and the people behind it is to create long term wealth for investors, by seeking out niche asset classes and applying unique skills to deliver superior performance.
Our funds are designed to capitalise on the attractive short term and long term investment opportunities in various niche asset classes. Asset classes currently focused on include power and environmental derivatives; and soft commodity and agricultural derivatives and securities.
The Attunga Power & Enviro Fund and Attunga Power & Enviro (Offshore) Fund primarily invest in the power market and related derivative products, mainly focusing on the Australian National Electricity Market (ETC and OTC), but with a mandate which includes CO2 emissions, weather, gas, water and other energy and environmental related markets. Attunga acts as trustee and manager to the Attunga Power & Enviro Fund and as investment manager to the Attunga Power & Enviro (Offshore) Fund.
The Attunga Agricultural Trading Fund is effectively a feeder fund into the Henderson Agricultural Fund Limited (a Cayman Island fund utilizing an agricultural relative value trading strategy). Attunga acts only as trustee to the Attunga Agricultural Trading Fund, and not as manager.
Attunga utilises the services of a range of other key outsourced service providers across prime brokerage, custody, clearing, legal, accounting, IT and compliance.
Mark Roberts: Portfolio Manager
Previously with International Power, United Energy and State Bank of NSW. Most recently electricity trading and risk consulting. Primary experience in investment, trading and risk management.
Helen Longney: Portfolio Manager
Previously with International Power and Advance Energy. Most recently electricity trading and risk consulting. Primary experience in trading and risk management.
Glenn Roberts: Chief Operating Officer
Previously with Westpac Banking Group managing back office and operational system teams, with responsibilities including risk management, compliance, staff and unit management and improving processes and relationships.
David Collins: Analyst
Previously at University, having earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Major Finance and International Business).
Ian Gibson: Director
Previously with Fidelity Investments (HK), Potter Warburg/SBC Warburg and State Bank of NSW. Most recently with various consulting roles. Primary experience in equity research and portfolio management.