WEISS ASSET Overview

Weiss Asset Management Lp is a hedge fund that manages 1.6 BN dollars in regulatory AUM and has 38 employees, of which 16 perform investment advisory functions.

The manager's has disclosed holdings from 12/31/07 to 09/30/16. The fund's latest filing disclosed 339MM in positions, representing 21% of the manager's regulatory AUM.

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WEISS ASSET Since Last Filing Return Details

Ticker Size Sector Stock Move StockAlpha Attribution Days to Liquidate Trade Crowdedness
QPAC 11.18% Financials 0.2% -0.86% 4751 0%
EAGL 7.35% Financials 0.41% -0.52% 1855 0%
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WEISS ASSET Founders and Key Employees

Name Title In Position Since
Andrew M. Weiss President And Chief Investment Officer Of General Partner June-2003
Eitan Milgram Executive Vice President And Head Of Trading Of General Partner June-2003
Paul Sherman Executive Vice President And Head Of Research Of General Partner April-2004
Matthew J. Rinaldi Vice President, Chief Operating Officer January-2006
Daniel P. Bradford General Counsel January-2008
Georgiy Nikitin Chief Compliance Officer May-2005

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WEISS ASSET Investment Strategy

Methods of Analysis, Investment Strategies and Risk of Loss

The investment objective and potential strategies employed by the Private Funds are broader than those applicable to the Listed Fund. However, there is overlap in the methods of analysis used for all the Funds. The primary differences among the Funds relate to the broader mandate of the Private Funds (both in terms of geography and types of investments), as well as their use of leverage and hedging. The Listed Fund is permitted to use leverage and hedging but generally has not done so to date.

The objective of each Private Fund is to seek above-average returns while attempting to reduce risk. Weiss’ primary criterion for initiating any trade for a Private Fund is whether the trade increases the risk adjusted expected return to investors. This is generally determined by estimating, with various degrees of precision, an expected annualized return on the trade, the opportunity cost of the free equity used ...
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WEISS ASSET Location

222 BERKELEY STREET
16TH FLOOR
BOSTON, Massachusetts
UNITED STATES, 02116

WEISS ASSET Contact Information

Phone Number: 617-778-7780
Fax Number: 617-778-7781
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