Company

An award winning alternative investment specialist, Signet has been offering multi-asset class investment solutions to institutions, pension funds, banks, family offices and wealth managers for 25 years. Signet Capital Management Limited, authorized and regulated by the FCA and based in London, acts as fund investment management company and principal fund distributor.

Philosophy

Anchored by the collective wisdom gained from 25 years of experience, Signet’s investment philosophy centers on opportunity, capital preservation, sound risk management and rigorous manager and portfolio research.

Signet performs rigorous bottom-up analysis within a top-down framework. Guided by a global perspective, strategic investment decisions are made based on macroeconomic trends and market dynamics.

History

1993

Signet Established

Signet is founded by Robert Marquardt and the first fund launched, Managed Futures Limited.

1994

Signet’s first Fund-of-Funds launched

The first Signet hedge fund fund-of-funds is launched, the Market Neutral Fund. Market Neutral investing is a new and emerging fund-of-hedge-fund concept. Having no negative months in the first four years brought attention to Signet.

1999

Signet Gets A New Address

Robert Marquardt and Serge Umansky join forces and move Signet to Switzerland, forming Signet Research & Advisory SA.  Signet’s award winning Global Fixed Income Fund is created to take advantage of the dislocations from the 1998 financial crisis.

2003

Signet Opens a London Office

Signet Capital Management Limited, the FCA regulated UK entity, is formed.

2006

Signet Grows Significantly

Signet’s business grows rapidly and additional offices are opened in the US, Hong Kong, Ireland and Cyprus. Assets grow to $4 billion.

2010

Signet launches a UCITS Platform

Signet re-invents itself by structuring a Dublin-based UCITS V platform (High Income UCITS strategies in the US Europe, Asia and Russia).

2013

Signet’s Institutional Business Sold to Morgan Creek Capital

A renowned US-based institutional asset manager purchases Signet’s institutional business in Europe. Signet manages the UCITS platform and Fixed Income UCITS Funds and specialty funds while refocusing its effort on different client geographies.

2016

Signet Adds New Shareholders

Dmitry Evenko and Roman Fetisov become shareholders of the Signet Group.

2016

Signet Launches Wealth Management Business

Signet wealth management business designs and manages customized portfolios and focused investment products for qualified high net worth clients and family offices.

Executive Board

Sally Jenkins, Analyst

David Banner, Portfolio Manager

Bruce Wayne, Risk Manager

Alexander Luther, Sales & Marketing

Robert Marquardt – Group Chairman and Founding Partner
Co-Head of Investment Management and member of Signet’s Investment Committee, has well over 25 years of experience with Fixed Income and Hedge Fund investing across strategies. He is responsible for overall portfolio management and the development of Signet’s investment strategy.

Serge Umansky – Founding Partner
Co-Head of Investment Management and member of Signet’s Investment Committee, is responsible for Signet’s portfolio construction. Serge's direction of research and development efforts has resulted in a cutting-edge proprietary risk management system.

Dmitry Evenko – Senior Partner
Prior to joining Signet as Senior Partner in 2015, Dmitry was the Founding Partner and CEO of Spectrum Partners, a leading hedge fund management firm (over $300m AUM) focusing on Russia and CIS. From 1995 to 2000, Dmitry Evenko was Head of Capital Markets and President of Fleming UCBthe Russian arm of Robert Fleming & Co.

Roman Fetisov – Partner

Roman started his career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Investment Banker. Prior to joining Signet, Roman co-founded Martingale Capital Partners - investing primarily across Emerging Markets via Martingale Emerging Markets Fund. Roman holds an MBA degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

About Us

An award winning fixed income specialist, Signet has been offering multi-asset class investment solutions to High Net Worth Individuals and Institutional Investors for over 20 years. Signet Capital Management Limited ("SCML"), authorized and regulated by the FCA and based in London, acts as fund investment management company and principal fund distributor. SCML is advised notably by Signet Research & Advisory SA ("SRA"), located in Switzerland. Signet’s range of portfolios is available via Signet UCITS Funds plc, an Ireland based, UCITS V compliant, umbrella fund company or via a BVI fund platform called Signet Multi-Manager Inc. ("SMMI").

Our Executive Board

Tex Winter, CEO

Walter White, Senior Portfolio Manager

Clark Kent, COO

Our Team

Sally Jenkins, Analyst

David Banner, Portfolio Manager

Bruce Wayne, Risk Manager

Alexander Luther, Sales & Marketing

Robert Marquardt – Senior Partner
Co-Head of Investment Management, has well over two decades of experience with Fixed Income. He is responsible for overall portfolio management and the development of Signet’s investment strategy.

Serge Umansky – Senior Partner
Co-Head of Investment Management, is responsible for Signet’s portfolio construction. Serge's direction of research and development efforts has resulted in a cutting-edge proprietary risk management system.

About Us

An award winning fixed income specialist, Signet has been offering multi-asset class investment solutions to High Net Worth Individuals and Institutional Investors for over 20 years. Signet Capital Management Limited ("SCML"), authorized and regulated by the FCA and based in London, acts as fund investment management company and principal fund distributor. SCML is advised notably by Signet Research & Advisory SA ("SRA"), located in Switzerland. Signet’s range of portfolios is available via Signet UCITS Funds plc, an Ireland based, UCITS V compliant, umbrella fund company or via a BVI fund platform called Signet Multi-Manager Inc. ("SMMI").

Our Executive Board

Tex Winter, CEO

Walter White, Senior Portfolio Manager

Clark Kent, COO

Our Team

Sally Jenkins, Analyst

David Banner, Portfolio Manager

Bruce Wayne, Risk Manager

Alexander Luther, Sales & Marketing

Robert Marquardt – Senior Partner
Co-Head of Investment Management, has well over two decades of experience with Fixed Income. He is responsible for overall portfolio management and the development of Signet’s investment strategy.

Serge Umansky – Senior Partner
Co-Head of Investment Management, is responsible for Signet’s portfolio construction. Serge's direction of research and development efforts has resulted in a cutting-edge proprietary risk management system.