Updated 4 days ago

Flash Performance Report March MTD

Given the extreme market conditions we have calculated intra-month performance figures for the alternative UCITS universe. Clearly NAV's are moving around significantly and it is too early to comment on individual fund performance which will be covered in the usual monthly reporting. Data as at 20/03/2020.

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Updated about 1 month ago

ESG Investing & Alternative UCITS

Having gained a footing within the long-only and passive industry, we are beginning to see the shift towards ESG investing within the alternative UCITS universe, an area of investing that provides its own unique opportunities and challenges. In this research note we review the ESG options available to alternative UCITS allocators.

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Updated about 2 months ago

What went wrong for Market Neutral?

Market Neutral has long been a popular strategy for UCITS allocators looking to diversify risk within their portfolios. However there is no denying that during 2018 and 2019 performance was disappointing (with a few notable exceptions), leading some investors to question the validity of the strategy.

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New Fund Profiles

SEB Sissener Canopus
Uploaded about 23 hours
Man GLG Credit Multi-Strategy Alternative
Uploaded 1 day
Schroder ISF European Equity Absolute Return
Uploaded 4 days
New Capital All Weather
Uploaded 10 Mar 2020
New Capital Strategic Portfolio
Uploaded 10 Mar 2020
Bramshill UCITS Income Performance Fund
Uploaded 09 Mar 2020
Portland Hill ESG European Long Short (UCITS)
Uploaded 09 Mar 2020
Trium ESG Emissions Impact Fund
Uploaded 17 Feb 2020

UCITS Universe AUM

31 December 2019
£219.9b -15% YOY

Strategy

Funds AUM
Equity Long / Short 181 31%
Credit 77 13%
Macro 72 12%
Market Neutral 70 12%
Multi Strategy 64 11%
Managed Futures 45 8%
Event Driven 38 6%
Multi Asset 35 6%
Volatility Arbitrage 17 3%
FX 7 1%
Commodities 6 1%
Macro £50.9b 24%
Multi Asset £38.7b 18%
Equity Long / Short £33.6b 16%
Credit £29.5b 14%
Multi Strategy £22.4b 10%
Market Neutral £17.4b 8%
Event Driven £11.3b 5%
Managed Futures £6.2b 3%
Volatility Arbitrage £4.3b 2%
FX £900m 0%
Commodities £325m 0%

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