At HGC, we think of our investors first. We invest their money as our own, because at HGC the principals are among the largest investors in our funds, allocating both a significant portion of their wealth and totalling a significant portion of the funds. As investment professionals, we can think of no better place to invest, hence our recommendation to outside investors. Additionally, HGC is a true partnership, owned by our employees. This keeps our people focused on all aspects of the business, from compliance to investing.
HGC is an investment firm, not a marketing firm. We strive to achieve excellence within our portfolio and dedicate the vast majority of our time and resources to the investment process. We believe that our long-term success will come from superior returns and that our performance will attract capital.
We take pride in our independent research. This means critically analyzing and verifying all key facts of an investment thesis. This unbiased research approach provides us with a clear competitive advantage.
At HGC, our first screen is the potential for downside. We are focused not on how much we can make, but how much we can lose. We look to automate downside analysis as much as possible to minimize subjectivity and a natural bias.