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Pierre Andurand

Chief Investment Officer

Andurand Capital

Attard, MT

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Pierre’s Biography

Pierre Andurand is a hedge fund manager specialising in energy trading. He is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Andurand Capital Management.

Andurand Capital manages discretionary fundamental hedge funds specialised in energy financial instruments. The firm’s investment strategy aims to deliver highly asymmetric and convex returns through careful analysis of short, medium and long-term supply and demand balances.

The firm’s assets under management amount to around $2 billion across three funds. Pierre managed to capture most of the large structural moves in the oil market, and many of the large moves in natural gas, power, metals and carbon markets. His average net returns are over 35% annualised since 2008. Investors who have followed Pierre from his previous fund BlueGold, launched in 2008, and then invested in Andurand Capital Fund at launch in February 2013, before switching to the Andurand Commodities Discretionary Enhanced Fund at its launch in June 2019, would have made 5,350% net of all fees as of 1st July 2022.

A leader in energy fund management and an outspoken...
Pierre Andurand is a hedge fund manager specialising in energy trading. He is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Andurand Capital Management.

Andurand Capital manages discretionary fundamental hedge funds specialised in energy financial instruments. The firm’s investment strategy aims to deliver highly asymmetric and convex returns through careful analysis of short, medium and long-term supply and demand balances.

The firm’s assets under management amount to around $2 billion across three funds. Pierre managed to capture most of the large structural moves in the oil market, and many of the large moves in natural gas, power, metals and carbon markets. His average net returns are over 35% annualised since 2008. Investors who have followed Pierre from his previous fund BlueGold, launched in 2008, and then invested in Andurand Capital Fund at launch in February 2013, before switching to the Andurand Commodities Discretionary Enhanced Fund at its launch in June 2019, would have made 5,350% net of all fees as of 1st July 2022.

A leader in energy fund management and an outspoken advocate for climate action, Pierre launched a climate-focused fund in 2021 underpinned by his acknowledgement of the need for society to move towards a net-zero carbon future.

He started his career in 2000, trading energy for Goldman Sachs in Singapore, and then joined Bank of America, before joining Vitol as a partner in 2004, and subsequently founding his first hedge fund management company BlueGold.

He is a polymath and life-long learner, with five master’s degrees from prestigious universities in a broad range of areas. He is also a former athlete, having been a member of the French Junior Swimming Team in his youth, and a martial arts enthusiast, being the founder and majority shareholder in GLORY, the world’s leading kickboxing league.
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Pierre’s Newsfeed

Bloomberg
Hedge Fund Star Andurand Sees Oil Demand Bouncing Back to Trend

According to star trader Pierre Andurand, demand for oil may be above expectations, even if the global economy falters.

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Pierre’s Background

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Andurand Capital
Chief Investment Officer
Feb 2013 - Present
Attard, MT
Andurand Capital Management LLP is a private fund management firm specialising in fundamental commodity strategies in the oil and energy sector.
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BlueGold Capital Management
Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer
Feb 2008 - Apr 2012
London, UK
BlueGold Capital Management focused on overseeing hedge funds that concentrated on oil derivatives and energy-related commodities.
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Other Business Interests

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Glory Kickboxing
Co-Founder and Chairman
Dec 2011 - Present
London, UK
GLORY, founded in 2012, is the global leader in stand-up fighting and home to the world's most skilled fighters. GLORY organises world-class combat events that reach millions of fans worldwide via a diverse range of channels.

Media

Andurand hires top environmental analyst in green fund push
Quoted
Jun 2021
London, UK
Pierre has hired an environmental analyst who he says will help "oversee the launch and growth" of Andurand's new green fund.
Hedge Fund Superstar Pierre Andurand Sets His Sights On Clean Energy
Profile
Feb 2021
London, UK
Pierre is profiled by Forbes following his success in predicting oil and energy supply and demand at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Interviews

Pierre Andurand: "This energy crisis will last several years"
Newspaper Interview
May 2022
Paris, FR
Pierre Andurand, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Andurand Capital Management, shares his opinion on the current soaring prices of petroleum with Le Figaro newspaper.
Pierre Andurand on How We Might Get $200 a Barrel Oil
Podcast Interview
Mar 2022
London, UK
Commodities trader Pierre Andurand explains how we may end up paying US$200 per barrel crude oil by the end of the year, and what it would signify for the world.
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Publications

How sanctions on Russian energy exports could work
Author
Mar 2022
London, UK
In this opinion piece for the Financial Times, Pierre shares his thoughts on how the West could potentially reduce Moscow's revenue while lessening the impact on the flow of oil.
Rising EU ETS emissions point to urgent need for a dynamic pricing paradigm
Co-Author
Jan 2022
London, UK
In this article, Pierre warns of the dangers in rising carbon emissions and the steps needed to limit them. He also discusses the global energy crisis and ever-increasing energy costs globally.

Specialist Courses

Harvard Business School Executive Education
Foundations of Private Equity and Venture Capital
2021
Boston, MA, USA
The course explores the fundamental obstacles and best practises for effectively raising a new fund or venture.
DeepLearning.AI
Basic Generative Adversarial Neural Networks
Dec 2020
London, UK
DeepLearning.AI was established in 2017 to meet the demand for world-class AI education. Pierre has completed numerous courses, including Build Basic Generative Adversarial Neural Networks; Deep Learning Specialization, Neural Networks and Deep Learning; and Sequence Models.
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Pierre’s Education

Columbia University
Master of Science - Computer Science and Machine Track Learning
2019 - 2021
University of Oxford
Master of Science - Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
2018 - 2019
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