by Water Island Capital
Democratizing Alternative Investments
Water Island Capital was founded in 2000 with a goal of offering alternative investment strategies – historically an option available only to institutional investors and high net worth individuals – to the broader investing public. Learn more about Water Island
AltShares builds upon this goal by leveraging the knowledge gained through decades of experience managing non-traditional investment strategies, and offering them to the public with the benefits of exchange-traded funds: tax-efficiency, liquidity, transparency, and lower costs.
AltShares Merger Arbitrage ETF
ARB seeks to provide:
Broad exposure to a merger arbitrage strategy
An independent return stream
Low volatility and low correlation to stocks and bonds.
AltShares Event-Driven ETF
EVNT seeks to provide:
An actively managed event-driven strategy
Exposure to both hard and soft catalyst events
Tax efficiency, intraday liquidity, portfolio transparency