• FOUNDED
    2006
  • EMPLOYEE
    OWNERSHIP
    100%
  • EMPLOYEES
    38
  • INVESTMENT
    PROFESSIONALS
    13
Oceanwood is a European-focused investment manager specialising in catalyst-driven investment opportunities across the capital structure.

Oceanwood was founded in 2006 and is one of the longest running, continuously operated investment firms dedicated to investing in Europe.
We invest in a range of strategies, dynamically allocating capital across the capital structure and are not constrained to a single strategy at any point in time.
Oceanwood manages capital for institutional investors, including leading public and corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies and family offices.

    • ABOUT US //
    • FIRM HISTORY
    FIRM HISTORY
    Christopher Gate founded Oceanwood Capital in 2006 and launched the firm's flagship event-driven hedge fund in September of that year.

    • Prior to launching Oceanwood, Chris managed Tudor Investment Corporation's event driven strategies for six years after previous roles at Barclays Capital and Bankers Trust.

      20+
      YEARS

      He began his career at Goldman Sachs and has been running investment strategies similar to those employed at Oceanwood for over 20 years.

      Oceanwood has successfully managed client capital through a period of extreme market turbulence including the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the 2008 financial crisis, the ensuing European sovereign debt crisis culminating in the Greek bailouts, and more recent political upheaval. Through this period, Oceanwood's flexible investment approach has enabled it to identify and invest across the capital structure of European companies. The firm's maturity has enabled it to attract a committed, institutional investor base that allows for exploiting longer duration investments and co-investment opportunities.

    • 2006
  • ABOUT US //
  • APPROACH
APPROACH
    • Oceanwood employs a dynamic investment approach across the capital structure and through the business cycle, which is not constrained to a single strategy at any point in time
    • There is a strong focus on the balance sheet to identify opportunities for restructuring, refinancing or other value transfers between stakeholders

    Our ability to employ a wide range of investment strategies allows us to find opportunities in all market environments.


    Value with a catalyst, stressed/distressed, constructive activism, merger-arbitrage, alpha shorts & hedging all form part of the broad investment strategy.

  • ABOUT US //
  • STRATEGY
STRATEGY
A consistent investment strategy that is designed to provide investors with absolute returns, through-the-cycle, by applying a fundamental approach to catalyst-driven investing. The strategies and instruments employed vary at different points in the cycle.

  • EQUITY
    EQUITY
    • Focus on companies and industries undergoing change
    • Identify mis-pricings, focus on the balance sheet
    • Spot targets and arbitrage announced M&A in expansionary periods
    • Distinguish 'winners' from 'losers' in contractionary periods
  • CREDIT
    CREDIT
    • Focus on balance sheet restructuring
    • Target companies where restructuring is imminent
    • Seek out corporate bonds with catalysts for value release
    • Arbitrage spreads, if attractive, in announced transactions
  • DISTRESSED
    DISTRESSED
    • Focus on value transfers between credit and equity
    • Conduct extensive fundamental downside analysis
    • Manage sizing and liquidity carefully
    • Construct trades with low correlation to the markets
FLEXIBLE ALLOCATION OF CAPITAL ACROSS THE CAPITAL STRUCTURE, THROUGH
THE BUSINESS CYCLE
  • London
  • Malta

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Oceanwood Opportunities Fund -
UK Reporting Funds Shareholder Information

Accounting period ended 31 December 2016

Dear Participant

Oceanwood Opportunities Fund [“The Company”]
Accounting period ended 31 December 2016
Information reported to Shareholders

The Share Series of the Company set out below have been approved as “Reporting Funds” by HM Revenue & Customs under the provisions of The Offshore Funds (Tax) Regulations 2009 (the “Regulations”). This letter constitutes the report to Shareholders for the purposes of the Regulations in respect of the accounts period ended 31 December 2016.

Share Series Excess of reportable income for period over distribution per unit in respect of the period

USD
Amount distributed per unit in respect of the period

USD
Physical date of distributions Fund "distribution date" for Reporting Fund purposes
CLASS A EUR SC1 NI SERIES 2006 17.0755 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A EUR SC2 NNI OCTOBER 2011 (INITIAL) 7.4062 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A EUR SC1 NI SS MARCH 2011 SERIES 11.4404 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD SC1 NI SERIES 2006 35.1955 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD SC1 NI SS SERIES 6 MARCH 2007 199.9887 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD SC2 NNI SERIES 2006 41.9903 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS B USD SC1 NI SERIES 2006 16.4675 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS B USD SC1 NI SS SERIES June 2011 8.2688 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS EUR MGT SC2 NNI SS SERIES 1 INITIAL SERIES MAY 2007 19.6085 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT USD SC1 SERIES JANUARY 2012 14.3849 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT USD SC2 NNI SS SERIES MARCH 2011 (INITIAL) 11.5933 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
MGT USD NNI MANAGEMENT CLASS USD SC2 NNI JANUARY 2011 24.9000 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A EUR INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI INITIAL SERIES (01) 13.9713 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI AUGUST 2014 SERIES 6.9521 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI INITIAL SERIES (01) 4.8748 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI SS JULY 2014 SERIES (INITIAL) 10.0535 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI SS SERIES JULY 2014 6.6059 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC2 NNI INITIAL SERIES (01) 9.9043 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS B USD INSTIT SC1 NI INITIAL SERIES 14.2802 0.0000 30 June 2017
CLASS B USD INSTITUTIONAL PLUS SC1 NI MAY 2014 SERIES 4.8990 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017

Share Series Excess of reportable income for period over distribution per unit in respect of the period

USD
Amount distributed per unit in respect of the period

USD
Physical date of distributions Fund "distribution date" for Reporting Fund purposes
CLASS B USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI SS JUNE 2014 SERIES 5.9729 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS E USD SC2 NNI JANUARY 2013 14.0600 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT EUR SC1 NI SS JAN 2014 SERIES 9.5770 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT GBP SC1 NI SS OCTOBER 2014 SERIES 11.2126 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT GBP SC2 NNI SS APRIL 2014 SERIES 11.9319 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A GBP SC2 NNI DECEMBER 2014 SERIES 9.2685 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD SC1 NI SS AUGUST 2015 SERIES 3.5851 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS B USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI SS AUGUST 2015 SERIES 4.0473 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD SC1 NI JUNE 2015 SERIES 6.2747 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS B USD INSTITUTIONAL PLUS SC1 NI JUNE 2015 SERIES 4.8802 0.0000 N/A 30 JUNE 2017
CLASS B USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI SS JUNE 2015 SERIES 4.6469 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI MAY 2015 SERIES (06) 4.9771 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A GBP SC1 NI OCTOBER 2015 SERIES 4.2898 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI OCTOBER 2015 SERIES (05) 3.2162 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI OCTOBER 2015 SERIES (08) 3.1795 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC2 NNI OCTOBER 2015 SERIES (INSTIT 08) 3.1789 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A USD INSTITUTIONAL SC1 NI SEPTEMBER 2015 SERIES G 2.7038 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS B USD SC1 NI SERIES JUNE 2015 4.4148 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT GBP SC2 NNI JULY 2016 SERIES 3.1550 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT USD SC2 NNI SS SERIES MARCH 2016 3.8193 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS MGT GBP SC2 NNI SS SERIES NOVEMBER 2016 (03) 2.5990 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017
CLASS A NNI OPP SHARES MAY 2016 SERIES 3.3325 0.0000 N/A 30 JUNE 2017
CLASS A NNI OPP SHARES INITIAL SERIES APRIL 2016 3.7656 0.0000 N/A 30 June 2017

“We (as Manager of the Company) confirm that the above share series of the Company remain reporting funds under The Offshore Funds (Tax) Regulations 2009 at the date of this report”

If you have any questions about the future reports please forward them to the address below within 1 month of the date of this letter:

Oceanwood Capital Management Limited
FAO Fund Accounting
5/3 Merchants Street
Valletta
VLT-1171
Malta

Yours Sincerely

_____________

Dean S. Bucknell

Chief Financial Officer
Oceanwood Capital Management Limited





Oceanwood Peripheral European Select Opportunities Fund Ltd [“The Fund”]
Accounting period ended 31 December 2016
Information reported to Shareholders

The Share Series of the Company set out below have been approved as “Reporting Funds” by HM Revenue & Customs under the provisions of The Offshore Funds (Tax) Regulations 2009 (the “Regulations”).  This letter constitutes the report to Shareholders for the purposes of the Regulations in respect of the accounts period ended 31 December 2016.

Excess of reportable income for period over distribution per unit in respect of the period


USD
Amount distributed per unit in respect of the period


USD
Physical date of distribution Fund “distribution date” for Reporting Fund purposes
Class XA-1 Series Jun 2015 20.6039 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XA-1 Series September 2015 22.6938 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XA-2 Series August 2015 7.2698 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XC-1 Series May 2016 17.9912 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XC-2 Series June 2015 18.3726 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XC-2 Series June 2 2015 17.2745 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XC-2 Series July 2015 19.3769 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XC-2 Series September 2015 18.7013 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class D1-L Series May 2015 55.7142 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class D1-L Series June 2015 51.9669 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class D1-L Series July 2015 58.5708 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class D1-L Series August 2015 43.0686 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class D1-L Series September 2015 61.8816 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class D2-L Series May 2015 58.7666 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class D2-L Series July 2015 58.5436 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XM-1 Series May 2015 7.6452 0.000000 N/A 30 June 2017
Class XM-2 Series May 2015 7.9418 0.00000 N/A 30 June 2017

“We confirm that the above share series remain reporting funds under The Offshore Funds (Tax) Regulations 2009 at the date of this report”

If you have any questions about this report please forward them to the address below within 1 month of the date of this letter:

Oceanwood Capital Management Limited
FAO Fund Accounting
5/3 Merchants Street
Valletta
VLT-1171
Malta

Yours Sincerely

_____________

Dean S. Bucknell

Chief Financial Officer
Oceanwood Capital Management Limited