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MLIS York Event-Driven UCITS GBP A Acc

Ranked 1 out of 8 in - Event Driven over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

James Dinan

Jamie Dinan founded York Capital Management in September 1991 and is the chairman, CEO and a managing partner of the firm. From 1985 to 1991, he worked at Kellner, DiLeo & Co, where he became a general partner and was responsible for investing in risk arbitrage and special situation investments. From 1981 to 1983, Jamie was a member of the investment banking group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. He received a BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Daniel Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz joined York Capital Management in March 1993 and is the CIO and a managing partner of the firm. Daniel is a co-portfolio manager of the York Multi-Strategy, York Credit Opportunities, and York Event-Driven UCITS funds and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee jointly with James Dinan. From 1990 to 1993, he worked as an Associate at Morgan Stanley & Co, spending two years in the Investment Banking Group and one year in the Global Equity Derivatives Group. He received a BA from Yeshiva University and an MS in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University.


The Fund's investment objective is to achieve consistent risk-adjusted investment results over time relatively independent of the returns generated by the overall equity markets. In order to achieve this, the fund will invest principally in securities subject to or potentially subject to meaningful corporate activity where York UCITS Holdings, LLC ("York" or the "Investment Manager") believes the market price does not adequately reflect the effect that such activity will have on the securities valuation. The Fund focuses primarily on four area of investment opportunities: event equities, value equities, risk arbitrage and credit.

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Event Driven over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 1/8 Total Return
  • Rank 7/8 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 7/8 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
4 JPM Global Merger Arbitrage A Dis GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



5 Lyxor/Tiedemann Arbitrage Strategy Fund I - GBP GBP


6 Portland Hill Sicav Catalyst Driven Strategy A GBP GBP


7 MLIS York Event-Driven UCITS GBP A Acc GBP


8 Schroder GAIA Paulson Merger Arbitrage GBPH C Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 5.1%
2016 -3.8% -7.0% 1.2% 3.7% -1.4%
2015 -16.8% 5.3% -3.6% -14.6% -4.0%
2014 6.4% 4.5% 3.7% -2.6% 0.9%
2013 25.0% 6.0% 2.2% 5.5% 9.4%
2012 6.0% 10.2% -8.0% -1.3% 5.8%
2011 -6.6% 3.7% -2.1% -12.5% 5.2%
2010 2.0% 1.1% -6.8% 5.5% 2.7%
2009 6.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Portugal
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/07/2009
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0438634528

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment0

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).