BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Overview

Balestra Capital Ltd is a hedge fund that manages 315.8 MM dollars in regulatory AUM and has 8 employees, of which 3 perform investment advisory functions.

The manager's has disclosed holdings from 12/31/08 to 09/30/15. The fund's latest filing disclosed 18MM in positions, representing 6% of the manager's regulatory AUM.

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD StockAlpha

+0.6%
Top 25%
3yr StockAlpha Register for more...

Fundamental & Technical Factor Exposure

Market Cap Beta Volatility
Momentum (12M) Momentum (6M) Momentum (3M)
Price/Book Price/Earnings Price/Cash Flow
Dividend Yield Sales Growth Earnings Growth
ROE ROA ROC
EBIDTA Margin Debt/Assets Hedge Fund Crowding

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Since Last Filing Return Details

Ticker Size Sector Stock Move StockAlpha Attribution Days to Liquidate Trade Crowdedness
Unlock Positions and Returns Details
FEATURED IN
Logo of CNBC
Wall Street Journal Logo
Pensions & Investments logo
BloomBerg Logo

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Founders and Key Employees

Name Title In Position Since
James L. Melcher President January-1979
Andrew R. Marra Chief Financial Officer April-2008
Shakib G. Mairzadeh General Counsel July-2010
Shu M. Liu Director Of Operations And Chief Compliance Officer March-2015

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Brokers, Custodians, Auditors and Administrators

Type Company
Administrator Pro
Auditor Pro
Custodian Pro
Custodian Pro
Custodian Pro
Custodian Pro
Prime Broker Pro

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Investment Strategy

Methods of Analysis, Investment Strategies and Risk of Loss Methods of Analysis
A. BALESTRA CAPITAL’S FLAGSHIP FUND

The investment objective of our Flagship Fund is to achieve capital appreciation through investments based primarily on broad “macro-economic” themes, as well as on social, political, psychological, and other such factors. Investment themes will be implemented through selective purchases or short sales of instruments across the entire spectrum of derivatives and investment securities, including but not limited to, exchange-traded funds, options, physical commodities, such as gold, commodity futures, currencies, swaps (such as interest rate and credit default swaps) and other investment contracts, as well as traditional equities and debt instruments.

Although the fund has the ability to utilize leverage (by borrowing money to increase position sizes and enhance returns) in pursuing its investment objective, to date it has not, and does not an...
Unlock Full Investment Process Description

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Portfolio Concentration

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Location

58 WEST 40 STREET
12TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, New York
UNITED STATES, 10018

BALESTRA CAPITAL LTD Contact Information

Phone Number: 212-768-9000
Fax Number: 212-768-1883
Website:

READ RECENT SYMMETRIC REPORTS

Disclaimer

The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Symmetric and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Symmetric nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance and skill metrics are no guarantee of future results. "Symmetric," "Symmetric.io" and the Symmetric logo are marks of Symmetric, Inc. Read our privacy policy here. Read our terms of use here
Path A