History

Stenham, established in 1901, has been active in investment management since the 1970s.

An investment process that has evolved through different economic cycles driven by an experienced team of professionals and backed up by an award-winning track record.

  • 1901

    Stenham's origins date back to 1901 when Osias Stenham founded the company to act as buying agents for wholesale importers C Saloman of Central Southern Africa. Stenham grew into a confirming house providing documentary credit facilities and trade finance to a wider group of clients in Africa.

  • 1970

    During the 1970's Stenham expanded its activities into a multi-family office, offering trust services, wealth management and corporate finance/private equity services.

  • 1988

    With the growth of the hedge fund industry in the 1980s, Stenham evolved its wealth management business into an investment manager specialising in bespoke multi-manager hedge fund portfolios.

  • 1992

    Stenham launches its multi strategy flagship fund
    Stenham Universal.

  • 1993

    Stenham launches its first specialised global macro fund Stenham Trading.

  • 1997

    CIO Kevin Arenson joins Stenham.

  • 2008

    Financial crisis, Stenham flagship fund limits drawdown vs broader indices for investors.

  • 2013

    Stenham launches niche strategies: Stenham Healthcare, Stenham Credit Opportunities and its first UCITS product, Stenham Equity UCITS.

  • Today

    Stenham continues to win industry awards for consistent low-volatility investment performance of its multi asset products.
    Over time, Stenham has expanded from working with its original founding families and private clients to creating and preserving wealth for a wide range of client types globally. This is delivered through a more diversified product range, while continuing to invest in a highly disciplined and risk-averse way.