We are a Diversified Funds Management and Advisory Business with well established, long-term relationships across the Australian and New Zealand financial markets.
Shed Enterprises is a specialist funds management business. We partner with global and local asset managers to drive their capital raising activities in the Australian and New Zealand markets.
Shed Enterprises represents asset managers who offer expertise across a broad spectrum of asset classes.
Over the twenty year journey, Shed Enterprises has brought some of the most innovative investment ideas to these markets. We have a reputation of partnering with asset managers of the highest calibre, offering the experience, relationships and the knowledge required to succeed.
Amundi is Europe’s largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 101 globally. Currently, Amundi manages 2.247 trillion2 euros of assets across six main investment hubs3. Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive, and real assets investment universes. Clients also have access to a complete set of services and tools. Headquartered in Paris, Amundi was listed in November 2015.
Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of close to 5,300 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes, and risk profiles.
1 Source IPE “Top 400 asset managers” published in June 2019 and based on AUM as of the end December 2018
2 Amundi figures as of, March 31, 2022
3 Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris, and Tokyo
Arena Investors LP
Arena Investors is a global institutional asset manager that provides creative solutions for those seeking capital in special situations. With more than 100 people across seven global offices and operating in 20 countries, Arena is capable of providing capital where others won’t. Being a global originator and underwriter of proprietary investments, they seek and produce consistent and uncorrelated returns and have built their origination network over the past 25 years. Arena currently manages US$4 billion in assets for institutional and mid-tier clients, utilising their institutional scale and experience in transaction sizes typically between $5 million and $50 million while avoiding competition with global alternatives firms focussed on $100 to 200m+ investments.
Dinimus is a private debt fund manager specialising in the provision of customised non-bank financial solutions and loans to corporate borrowers in the Australian and New Zealand markets. By aggregating capital from wholesale investors, Dinimus aims to deliver access to this market in a scalable and diversified manner. The principal credit investments include but are not limited to corporate finance, asset-backed finance, growth capital & acquisition finance. The Funds managed by Dinimus provide stable monthly income returns, mitigating the possibility of capital loss, via a diversified portfolio of corporate credit exposures including appropriately geared asset-backed loans and robust structured covenants for cashflow-backed loans. Now onto their fourth fund, Dinimus has delivered investors enhanced risk-adjusted returns as compared to the market. Their opened end fund is ratedSuperior by SQM research. Management team at Dinimus has extensive experience of managing debt capital and risk in Australia and global markets.
Foord Asset Management
Foord Asset Management was established in 1981 and has been providing global strategies to long-term investors successfully for 40+ years. They have utilized the same investment approach over this period and currently manage AUD $12.4bn for institutional and private wealth clients globally. With a focus on protecting investors’ capital while offering an attractive yield and capital appreciation, Foord takes a pragmatic approach by incorporating ESG into their fundamental analysis and has a strong focus on determining where a company sits in each of its ESG criteria. Foord is a fundamental earnings house that takes long-term views and patiently waits for prices to follow earnings rather than taking positions on market sentiment.
North Wall Capital
North Wall Capital was founded in 2017 to generate uncorrelated returns from complex private credit, distressed and special situations investments in Western Europe. The firm manages €1.2bn in closed ended fund structures for institutional investors including pensions, insurance companies, and large family offices. CIO Fabian Chrobog and the senior team average 20+ years of European credit investment experience through multiple cycles. The team has a strong track record of delivering returns across the Firm’s strategies, closing over 40 transactions and their flagship fund, North Wall European Opportunities Fund I (NWEOF I) which focuses on non-sponsor-backed, non-syndicated private credit opportunities with complex collateral has generated returns well over its target of 20% gross IRR since its inception in April 2020.
Ruffer LLP is a multi-asset absolute return manager and has managed clients’ assets according to this philosophy since the firm started in 1994.
Ruffer is a single strategy house and current assets under management stand at U$31.5 billion ( April 2022). Since 1994, Ruffer has developed a 27 track record of delivering consistent positive returns (compound growth of 9.0% pa, net of fees) even in bear markets.
In a market increasingly crowded with absolute/target return funds, Ruffer continues to define its approach through two investment aims:
- Not to lose money in any twelve-month rolling period.
- To achieve a consistent return significantly greater than cash.
To do this, Ruffer conduct its own independent research, actively manage investments and operates freely without reference to relative returns or market benchmarks.
Sparx Asia Investment Advisors Limited
SPARX are a Japanese Asset Manager and are one of the largest independent investment companies in Asia. Considered an Asia Equity specialist, SPARX invest through a number of innovative strategies and currently manage AUD$17.23 billion on behalf of a wide cross-section of investors globally. The company has a strong track record of delivering consistent returns to its investors, and its investment philosophy is based on rigorous research, fundamental analysis, and disciplined risk management. SPARX have been a pioneer in introducing leading investment strategies to global institutional investors and sophisticated high net worth individuals, specialising in Japanese equities, Asian Equities, Real Assets and Private Equity.