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  1. 04.20.2018

    Seeders Embrace Capacity-Constrained Strategies

    Seeders Embrace Capacity-Constrained Strategies Opalesque – April 20, 2018 Active management has always had a problem with diminishing returns at scale. Now one seed funding platform is actually telling managers that ‘assets are the enemy’. Delegates at the recent Opalesque Connecticut Roundtable argue that it’s more important for emerging managers to focus on performance. “I […] read more

Stride

  • Investment Criteria

    A disciplined approach developed over two decades of investing in and operating successful alternative funds

Stride invests in differentiated strategies with inherent competitive advantages run by exceptionally talented and experienced managers. Our five-stage investment process has been fine-tuned over the last twenty years to focus on the following priorities:

 

Manager Investment Skill

  • Established skill and success
  • Differentiated strategy
  • Competitive advantages
  • Real-world experience, strong mentoring

 

Essential Criteria

  • Managers with high-integrity, intense drive for success
  • Fundamental research-based investment process
  • Verifiable experience executing strategy
  • Modest or no leverage; capital preservation
  • Liquid and reasonably scalable strategies
  • Standalone managers; no funds within firms

 

Returns from Ownership

  • Major market opportunity for firm success
  • Value unlocked with Stride‚Äôs contributions
  • Deal structure that supports business case

 

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