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Pelargos Capital participates in Opalesque webinar "Corona Fighters"

Posted on April 29, 2020

Pelargos Capital participated in the Opalesque "Corona Fighters" webinar, in which 5 investment managers discussed how they manage a positive performance during the recent market crisis. For a replay of the contribution of our CIO Michael Kretschmer, please click here.





Pelargos Capital and Universal Investment launch dedicated Japan equity fund with governance focus

Posted on April 06, 2020

In February 2020, Pelargos Capital and Universal launched Pelargos Japan Reiwa Fund, a Japan long only equity fund with governance focus on the Luxembourg UCITS platform of Universal Investment. For a press release in English, click here, and for the German press release, click here.

For updated information on the fund, click this link.

Annual Report on Voting in 2018

Posted on April 23, 2019

Under the Japan Stewardship code, asset managers publish annually how they voted on the various AGMs. Our 2018 voting report is now available online. Here we also show how we acted in our clients' interests. Click here to view the full publication.

Pieter van Putten appointed as Managing Director at Pelargos Capital

Posted on September 12, 2018

Pelargos Capital has appointed Pieter van Putten, CFA, as Managing Director and COO/CFO. He is succeeding Patrick van de Laar who will be joining Saemor Capital on a fulltime basis as COO/CFO. 

Pieter has been working for Pelargos on a number of projects over the past few years. He has a long career in fund management gained in both Europe and Asia. Pieter will be taking on the COO/CFO role, as well as the business development activities of Pelargos.

Anatomy of a Boom — Bust cycle, written by Michael Kretschmer, CIO

Posted on May 09, 2018

In this in-depth article we aim to provide an overview of the most important developments in the Japanese stock market over the past 30 years. It includes changes in corporate governance and its growing impact on the way business is done. Please click here for the full article.