Advent invests primarily in convertible, high yield and equity securities. The firm manages approximately $8.4 billion (as of December 31, 2014) in long-only products, hedge funds and closed-end funds - providing a broad view of the market and the ability to take advantage of opportunities across the entire capital structure, globally. Our structure enables us to fully understand and implement various investment strategies including stocks, bonds, convertibles, credit default swaps, options and other derivatives.
Advent manages three synergistic lines of business which includes long-only strategies, hedge fund strategies and closed-end funds which are listed on the NYSE. Since inception, our credit-driven research focus has been a core driver of our investment success in both long-only and hedged strategies. Our success can be measured by the consistent performance we have achieved across the firm’s products.
We add value by performing thorough internal credit research that translates into consistent returns with low volatility by protecting against the downside. We utilize a dynamic bottom-up, relative value approach to security selection. Our proprietary credit driven research process is designed to identify the most attractive securities with stable-to-improving fundamentals which offer upside potential and downside protection.
Our global infrastructure is supported by a team of highly talented investment professionals with deep experience across the entire capital structure in global convertible, equity, high yield and bank loan markets. With offices in New York and London we are able to trade seamlessly around the clock.