Our Approach

We offer a wide range of alternative investment solutions spanning asset classes and strategies that allow investors to build well-diversified portfolios

Hedge Fund Solutions

GAO Select Platform ("GSP")

The GAO Select Platform enables investors to co-invest into individual hedge funds that make up our award winning portfolios and gain more direct exposure to a range of different strategies that suit their unique investment needs.

Inflation Hedge Energy and Commodities Fund

Run by a portfolio manager with more than 30+ years of experience managing risk across commodity, equities, and freight, who is supported by a seasoned team who have an average of over 20 years in financial markets. 

The inflation hedge energy and commodities fund has posted an annualized return of over 25% since inception in 2016 while also outperforming the benchmark Bloomberg Energy Sub Index by over 250%.

Tail Risk Hedge Credit Fund 

Led by a pioneer in credit relative value and capital structure investing strategies, the team is composed of 14 seasoned investment professionals who are at the forefront of their field and collectively manage over 4 billion in assets under management.

The tail risk hedge fund has beaten the benchmark CBOE Eureka hedge Long Volatility Index by 125% since inception in 2010 and continues to offer excellent protection in the event of equity market dowturns.

GAO Comingled Funds

Clients can also invest in our co-mingled funds which enables them to build a robust portfolio that delivers consistent returns. The multi award-winning ASV fund is our flagship vehicle which captures equities opportunities in Asia. The BAA and CAP are complementary funds to our flagship fund, providing uncorrelated return streams that enable robust portfolio creation.

Always Seek Value Fund ("ASV")

Our flagship fund, the ASV is a multi-manager, multi-strategy, multi-asset fund focused on Asia. The Fund has posted an annualized return of ~30% since inception in 2020 and won the HFM Asian Performance Award in 2022 in the Asia ex Japan Category. 

The investment process involves top-down analysis to determine geographical allocation, and bottom-up, deep fundamental research on a strategy and company level.

Balanced Alternative Assets Fund ("BAA")

The BAA Fund is designed to deliver protection for equity portfolios and generate high positive returns during market downtrends. The Fund is invested in multiple managers across a variety of strategies including Macro, Credit, Equity Long/Short, and Multi-Strategy.

The Fund dynamically allocates towards funds with strong tail-risk performance to achieve enhanced convexity for clients.

China A-Shares Plus Fund ("CAP")

The CAP Fund invests in quantitative long-only strategies in Chinese A-Shares. The underlying strategies seek to capture pricing inefficiencies through analysis of historical patterns, with the aim of exceeding bench mark indices by 10% annually.

The Fund manages capital directly and also has managed accounts with external portfolio managers with local expertise. 

Venture Capital Solutions

Through our extensive network and connections to local startup ecosystems, we are offering investors co-investment opportunities in early-stage startups (Pre Seed / Seed / Series A) on a deal by deal basis. Our focus includes healthcare, education, women's empowerment, and new generation technology. Our team members have already made investments in these promising startups:

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