Aventicum Alternative Equities

Business Description and Focus

  • The Aventicum Alternative Equities team follows a bottom-up fundamental long/short approach to European equities; aiming to be invested in equities rather than exposed to them


  • The business is headed by Luca Mengoni out of Geneva with a collaborative investment team that successfully worked together for 10 years at Pioneer Alternative Investments
  • The team is comprised of eleven professionals including the CIO Riccardo Cavo, the Senior Portfolio Managers Andrea Buda and Barry Kelly, and the Portfolio Manager David Walsh

Investment Philosophy

  • The investment philosophy of the Aventicum Alternative Equities business centres on a diligent contrarian approach utilising the stock-picking skills of the team
  • The team identifies changes in key value drivers of companies that market valuations have yet to discount. Thorough stock selection is undertaken within a disciplined risk management and capital allocation framework


  • The Long / Short Equities strategy of Aventicum Alternative Equities is available for prospective investors through an offshore (Cayman) product as well as through an onshore UCITS (Ireland) structure. To learn more about the products, please access the respective product sections

Investment Solutions

Contact Information

Aventicum Alternative Equities
Rue de Rive 10
1204 Geneva, Switzerland
+41 22 518 18 60


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