Anson Funds is an investment management firm that specializes in publicly traded equity and debt securities on a global scale. Established in 2003, the firm has over $1.5 billion in assets under management, and prioritizes delivering strong net-of-fees performance with low volatility of returns and low correlations to broad market indexes.
Anson Funds has offices in Dallas, Texas, and Toronto, Canada.
As an alternative asset management company, Anson Funds employs various strategies across all of its funds, including the Arch Anson Absolute Return Real Estate Fund (launched in 2018), which is a global long-short real estate fund, and the Anson North Star Tactical Equity Fund (launched in 2020), which is a long-biased relative strength fund.
The Arch Anson Tactical Real Estate Fund (ARCH) launched in 2018 and is managed by Michael Missaghie and Kelvin Li. The fund's primary objective is to achieve positive absolute returns on an annual basis by investing in global real estate securities.
The Anson North Star Tactical Equity Fund (ANSF) was launched in January 2020 and is managed by Salman Malik and Robert Mills. ANSF follows a process-based approach led by top-down macro-economic and market breadth analysis.
Apart from his role as the Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Anson Funds, Moez Kassam is an accomplished venture capitalist, philanthropist, and community leader. Together with his wife Marissa, Kassam established the Moez and Marissa Kassam Foundation to support various non-profit organizations in their hometown of Toronto and throughout Canada.
Moez Kassam, Chief Investment Officer
Moez advises all funds under management and is responsible for investment strategy, trading, and overall investment performance. In July 2007, Moez co-launched Saunders Capital Master Fund LP, which was the predecessor to Anson Investments Master Fund LP.
Amin Nathoo, Principal
Amin advises all funds under management and is responsible for investment strategy, trading, and overall investment performance and risk management.
Bruce Winson, Chairman
Bruce advises all alternative funds under management and is responsible for risk management and macroeconomic analysis.
Sunny Puri, Principal and Portfolio Manager
Sunny is involved in all aspects of the investment process.
Michael Missaghie, Portfolio Manager
Michael Missaghie is the Portfolio Manager responsible for all aspects of the investment process for Arch Anson Tactical Real Estate Fund.
Taheer Datoo, Portfolio Manager
Taheer has been with Anson since 2016, primarily focused on North American small-cap equities, special situations and thematic investing.
Salman Malik, Portfolio Manager
Salman Malik is responsible for all aspects of the investment process for the Anson North Star Tactical Equity Fund.
Jarrett Wegener, Portfolio Manager
Jarrett is responsible for the Risk Arbitrage and SPAC portfolios in the AIMF and AEMF funds.
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