Stone Mountain Capital is the winner of 'Most Outstanding Independent Alternative Investment Boutique' in Acquisition International's Excellence Awards 2016.
Stone Mountain Capital Wins 'Most Outstanding Independent alternative Investment Boutique' in Acquisition International Excellence Awards 2016
Stone Mountain Capital Wins 'Best Independent Alternative Investment Boutique - UK' In Wealth & Finance 2016 Finance Awards
As per 13th December 2016, Stone Mountain Capital has total alternative Assets under Advisory (AuA) of US$ 46 billion in hedge funds and private assets. We are mandated on assets of US$ 43.4 billion for capital introduction into leading hedge fund and fund of fund managers with long standing, solid performance track records, liquidity provision, standardized fund and managed account structures and established AuM across the strategies: equity, credit / fixed income, tactical trading and fund of hedge funds (FoF). Our current focus is on the strategies: direct lending, CLO, global macro, CTA, volatility and the cryptocurrency bitcoin. We are mandated on US$ 2.6 billion of private assets (private equity and private debt) and corporate finance. We focus on the sectors real estate, infrastructure / real assets, and capital relief trades (CRT) for insurers and banks and provide financial structuring, rating advisory and private placements.
The sector has witnessed "a noticeable rise since 2007, with the ratio of non-performing loans to total loans skyrocketing from 4.6% in that year to 34.7% in 4Q15", according to Alexandros Kyparissis, hedge fund analyst at Stone Mountain Capital. This is the second highest NPL ratio in the EU after Cyprus (45.6%). According to Kyparissis, investors in the sector are mainly private equity funds and their private debt departments looking for small business exposures (66.5% non-performing exposure per asset class), followed by SMEs (58.2%), shipping loans (26.7%), mortgages (39.8%) and consumer loans (55.4%). Interview with Alexandros Kyparissis, Analyst Hedge Funds in Stone Mountain Capital LTD was covered on 8th Decmber 2016 in Structured Credit Investor (SCI) under ''Improved flexibility? Legal changes driving Greek NPL expansion' (website requires registration).