London-based oil-focused hedge fund Westbeck Capital suffered a small dip in July after failing to capitalise on strong oil equities returns – but the strategy still remains up almost 70 per cent so far this year, with the firm now strongly bullish on an imminent price surge.
Energy hedge fund Westbeck sees “big opportunity” in oil equities following stellar first-half performance
Westbeck Capital, a London-based oil-focused hedge fund, continues to generate stellar double-digit returns in 2020’s lively energy markets, and believes short-term mis-pricings in oil equities offers further buying opportunities ahead of a potential price recovery later this year.
Oil hedge fund Westbeck bullish on further energy price recovery after volatile markets sends returns soaring
Westbeck Capital Management, the London-based long/short energy specialist hedge fund, is positioning for a continued recovery in oil and oil equities after making bumper returns amid frenzied markets during the first six months of the year.
CF Partners Capital Management, a London-based energy-focused hedge fund, is betting on a continued price recovery in energy markets heading into the second half of 2020.
The advent of negative prices for the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil benchmark will further squeeze growth and investment in the Permian basin, potentially heralding a sharp slide in US natural gas exports, according to Horseman Capital Management.
Muzinich & Co’s Clint Comeux, portfolio manager, and Carl DeMuth, senior energy analyst, look at what the oil price correction can mean for energy credits…
Doug King, CEO and CIO of RCMA Capital’s long-running Merchant Commodity Fund, has described Covid-19 as an “out-and-out demand shock” to oil markets that cannot be solved or cured by governments and central banks.
The dramatic price movements in oil markets will continue to throw up trading opportunities, according to Westbeck Capital Management’s CIO Will Smith, whose commodities-focused strategy has notched up double-digit gains during the sustained volatility.
Pierre Andurand, the well-known head of commodities-focused fund manager Andurand Capital Management, is cautioning of “crazy losses” as oil markets continue to suffer unprecedented shocks, warning: “Be very careful out there.”
Oil prices plummeted on Monday morning as the impact from the coronavirus outbreak – coupled with a Saudi Arabian price cut – dragged global stock markets lower, with a number of major hedge funds standing to gain from the commodities crash.