ARROWGRASS CAPITAL PARTNERS (US) LP Profile
Arrowgrass Capital Partners (US) LP is an investment management company operating as a hedge fund sponsor based out of New York. The company was founded in 2008 and has an additional location in London. Arrowgrass Capital Partners (US) currently has 41 employees with 27 of them being investment professionals and is headed by CEO and CRO Simon H. Kenner. The company mainly operates under the ownership of its holding company Arrowgrass Capital Partners II LLP with remaining ownership split amongst key executives. Arrowgrass Capital Partners (US) LP utilizes both top down and bottom up analysis to make its investment decisions and focuses on identifying liquid, catalyst-driven opportunities. The company aims to “deliver consistent risk-adjusted returns throughout the economic cycle while focusing on capital preservation” and is supported by a comprehensive risk management and institutional quality infrastructure, investing in various alternative markets on a global scale. Arrowgrass Capital Partners (US) invests most heavily in the finance sector, which alone makes up over a third of its total asset allocations, and also invests in the consumer discretionary, health care, and information technology sectors, among others to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company’s top 10 holdings make up over half of its total holdings and its top holding alone in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Index Depositary Receipts makes up over a third of its total holdings. Arrowgrass Capital Partners (US) currently has over $19 billion in total assets under management spread across 9 accounts, all of which are discretionary. Although its total number of held accounts has not changed significantly in recent years, its total assets under management has grown significantly from $3.8 billion to over 5 times that amount today. Arrowgrass Capital Partners (US) exclusively caters to pooled investment vehicles and takes advisory fees through a percentage of held assets and various performance based fees.