Privium Fund Management adds Guardian Fund to offering
The Guardian Fund, a long only equity fund with a value investing approach to public technology companies, has been transferred to Privium Fund Management BV.
The Guardian Fund was launched in 2010 by Georg Krijgh and currently has AuM, including commitments, exceeding EUR140 million. The fund returned 52 per cent in 2020, net of fees and expenses.
The Guardian Fund is a long-only public equity investment fund with a mission to generate outstanding risk-adjusted returns for its investors. The investment team has an extensive track record of successfully investing in public companies and has expertise in software and internet-enabled businesses that enable the world to digitalise. The Guardian Fund has grown organically and now has about 160 investors, mostly European families and entrepreneurs. It likes to work with investors that share the long-term philosophy of co-owning exceptional businesses.
Mark Baak, director, Privium Fund Management, says: “We are very proud to add the Guardian Fund to our range of funds and work together with Georg Krijgh and his research team. We have been following the Guardian Fund for many years and are looking forward to grow it into one of Europe’s leading fund’s investing in public software and internet-enabled businesses “
Krijgh, lead portfolio manager, Guardian Fund, says: “The digitalisation of our lives will unlock and create trillions of dollars in value and continue to drive a tectonic shift of wealth within society. It is our mission to participate in becoming the thriving winners of our time. Our focus is on identifying leading companies with large and growing addressable markets, strong management teams, defensible competitive moats, attractive unit economics, and a long runway of sustainable growth ahead.”