(Alsis Fund) October 31, 2012 – Alsis Funds, LLC announced that industry publication HFM Week awarded their Alsis Latin America Fund the Top Emerging Markets Fund in the Emerging Markets category. HFM Week award winners were announced in New York earlier this month. HFM Week recognized industry leading funds for their achievements over the past 12 months.
Xavier Gonzalez-Sanfeliu, Portfolio Manager and Partner of the firm, stated, “We feel privileged to be considered the leading firm among many excellent peers. We look forward to continuing this level of award-winning service to our investors and portfolio companies”.
“Latin America is a compelling investment story within emerging markets. Alsis Funds has been successful implementing a direct private lending strategy in the region, focusing on affordable housing, energy service providers, and specialty finance companies”, added David Sanchez-Tembleque, CEO and Partner of the firm.
About Alsis Funds
Alsis Funds, with offices in Miami and Mexico City, is an investment management company focused on Latin America. Alsis Funds institutional investors include the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a US Government Agency and California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
Alsis Funds currently manages Alsis Latin America Fund, which seeks to deliver equity-like returns with a fixed-income risk profile through direct private lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America. Alsis Funds also manages Alsis Mexico Opportunities Fund Holdings, an investment vehicle targeting affordable housing and other assets in Mexico. Alsis Funds invests through privately negotiated transactions, using debt, equity, or mezzanine financing.