Hedge Fund - Aequim Alternative Investments

Franklin Parlamis Bio, Returns, AUM, Net Worth

Aequim Alternative Investments LP, founded in 2018 by Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer Franklin Parlamis, operates as a hedge fund in Mill Valley, California. Franklin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and a Certificate in Russian Studies from Princeton University, a Juris Doctor (JD) from Yale Law School, and a Master of Arts degree in Statistics from the Yale School of Graduate Studies. Starting his professional journey as an attorney, Franklin Parlamis initially contributed to a compact team handling legal matters related to the Russian government's 1998 debt default and restructuring.

At present, the firm oversees assets totaling over $5 billion. Aequim Alternative Investments LP specializes in providing advice in two primary areas which include portfolio management for pooled investment vehicles, and portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients. The fee structure employed by Aequim Alternative Investments LP involves a percentage of assets under management, along with performance-based fees.

The Aequim Arbitrage Master Fund can be seen as a continuation of the Pine River Convertibles Fund, which Parlamis managed from August 2009 to January 2017. The primary goal of the fund is to achieve market-neutral returns by dynamically allocating capital across Convertible Arbitrage, Credit Arbitrage, and Volatility Arbitrage. Since its establishment in May 2018, the fund has demonstrated a Sharpe Ratio of 2.2 and an annualized volatility of 4.4%.


Franklin Parlamis
Fund Profile
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Fund Name: Aequim Alternative Investments
Manager Franklin Parlamis
Portfolio Value $2,691,123,995
Change This QTR +1.07%
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No. Security Ticker Shares Value Activity % Port History
Occidental Petroleum CorpWARRANT EXP 08/03/202
OXY 8,000,000 $344,800,000 +2% 12.81%
Chesapeake Energy CorpWARRANT EXP 02/09/202
CHK 2,753,916 $225,669,096 8.38%
Chesapeake Energy CorpWARRANT EXP 02/09/202
CHK 2,295,261 $176,769,067 6.56%
Southern CoNOTE 3.875%12/1
SO 100,000,000 $99,625,000 NEW 3.7%
Chesapeake Energy CorpWARRANT EXP 02/09/202
CHK 1,294,187 $94,129,197 3.49%