Merricks Capital is an Australian-based investment manager with a strong track record of investment performance and innovative deal creation.
Established in 2007, Merricks Capital has raised over $2 billion in capital and invests using a multi-strategy approach across a variety of traditional and specialist asset classes and investment structures.
With a global institutional client base that includes pension funds, fund-of-fund and family offices, Merricks Capital’s world-class investment platform and specialised trading capabilities provide clients with access to a range of unique investment opportunities.
Merricks Capital has broad experience across a range of asset classes through its current and previous investment strategies.
The Merricks Capital Partners Fund fills the void left by banks in the commodity market and property sector due to tighter regulatory requirements.
Merricks Capital provides a wide range of complex financial instruments and structured credit products including securitised and collateralised debt instruments such as syndicated loans, credit default swaps and hybrid securities.
The Meat and Livestock Fund provides bespoke market solutions to help companies manage price risk in the US meat and livestock industry.
The Special Opportunity Fund invested in strategies that exploited explicit structural dislocation in global commodity markets via the trading of physical and derivative commodity markets in agriculture, softs and energy. The Commodity Relative Value Trading Fund took advantage of the global dislocation in agricultural commodities, such as trading US wheat against European wheat. The Merricks Systematic Trading strategy provided targeted risk premia with exposure to commodities such as grains, oilseeds, vegetable oils, dairy, cotton, sugar, energy and livestock.
This high conviction long only portfolio is focused on growth companies exposed to the continuing consumerism of China. Merricks Capital has also previously managed a fundamental, research-based long/short portfolio across Asian equities.
Merricks Capital acquired and managed a portfolio of subordinated fixed-rate debt securities issued by the major Australian Banks to offshore institutional investors at the height of the global financial crisis
Merricks has invested in high yielding instruments in secure property transactions where the major banks have restricted lending or stepped out of markets.
Merricks Capital holds an AFS Licence (#319477) and is a registered investment adviser with the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC #801-72326).