THE TANTALLON TECH & SUSTAINABILITY FUND

 

 

The Tantallon Tech & Sustainability Fund is a Cayman Island vehicle that invests in listed equities globally. The fund targets a concentrated portfolio of around 20 names seeking returns from long-term growth companies as well as cyclical opportunities.

 

 

Performance Since Inception

(Click on each month's data below to read the monthly pdf report)

 

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

2018 Gross Monthly Return

2018 Gross Cumulative Return
2018 Net Monthly Return
2018 Net Cumulative Return
2018 Equity Monthly Return
2018 Equity Cumulative Return
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

2017 Gross Monthly Return

+0.50%
+0.40%
-0.20%
+4.80%
+1.30%
+1.77%
2017 Gross Cumulative Return
+0.50%
+0.90%
+1.50%
+6.40%
+7.70%
+9.60%
2017 Net Monthly Return
+0.35%
+0.34%
-0.38%
+4.68%
+1.06%
+1.54%
2017 Net Cumulative Return
+0.35%
+0.69%
+0.93%
+5.66%
+6.78%
+8.42%
2017 Equity Monthly Return
+5.65%
+2.91%
-0.20%
+7.37%
+1.64%
+2.42%
2017 Equity Cumulative Return
+5.65%
+8.70%
+10.64%
+18.79%
+20.73%
+23.66%

Latest Investment Report

Tantallon Tech & Sustainability Fund, Mar 2018

March was the second down month in a row pulling the fund into negative territory for the full quarter and the year.

Technology broadly continued to do well in the quarter. The Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX) set an all-time high in March after breaking through the 2000 high (yes, 18 years ago) in January. The memory stocks in the US such as Micron, Western Digital and Seagate led the way. We had exited our large memory holdings late in 2017 and early this year and therefore no longer participated in this melt-up.

Read full report (pdf)

 

 

Last Three Quarter Reports (pdf)

 

For details and performance of our other funds, please check:

The Tantallon Fund

The Tantallon India Fund

 

Other News

Post card from Iran

There is so little information on Iran you cannot even find the Teheran Stock Exchange on Bloomberg. Yet this is an exchange with a market cap of US170billion, turning over up to US150m/day with zero foreign participation, entirely on the back of domestic mutual fund and retail investors.

News from Ukraine

In Lv’iv on the morning of my departure I attended the funeral of one of the casualties of the “anti-terrorist operation” in Donetsk. Loudspeakers relayed polyphonic chant from impressively hirsute Orthodox clergy to a cluster of old women and an honor guard, smoking furiously and in no mood to be photographed, waiting to transport the hearse the short distance from the altar to a waiting ambulance.

Previous Performance Data & Reports