AH Equity Long / Short UCITS Index

Equity Long/Short is an investing strategy that seeks to profit from stock specific fundamentals by taking long positions in stocks that are expected to appreciate, and short positions in stocks that are expected to decline. By having both long and short equity positions, funds can benefit from the spread in performance between the longs and shorts, while reducing, but not totally neutralising, the overall level of exposure to the market (the universe in aggregate remains positively correlated to equities). This is a very heterogenous sector with variety of investment styles, investment philosophies, and overarching approach to portfolio construction (leverage, concentration, level of directionality, etc.) being employed, leading to a broader range of potential outcomes.

Strategy AUM
31 December 2023
£27.2b
-21.6% YoY

Performance

Monthly Returns

JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YTD
2024 0.2 1.7 1.9
2023 2.9 -0.9 0.3 0.0 -0.8 1.0 1.2 -0.8 -0.8 -1.2 2.8 1.7 5.4
2022 -2.0 -1.1 -0.1 -1.2 -0.4 -2.3 1.1 -0.3 -2.4 0.8 2.7 -0.3 -5.4
2021 -1.1 2.6 0.9 1.6 0.4 -0.1 -0.5 0.7 -0.5 1.0 -1.4 1.0 4.8
2020 -0.2 -2.5 -5.2 3.6 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.9 -0.6 -0.6 4.2 2.5 6.8
2019 2.1 0.7 0.2 0.9 -1.3 1.2 0.4 -0.5 -0.2 0.3 0.8 1.3 6.1
2018 1.7 -0.9 -0.5 0.4 0.6 -0.4 0.3 -0.3 -0.4 -3.0 -0.6 -1.9 -4.9
2017 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.0 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.9 -0.1 0.5 6.9
2016 -2.6 -0.9 0.4 -0.5 0.8 -1.3 1.6 0.3 0.4 -0.4 -0.3 0.7 -1.8
2015 0.9 1.7 0.7 0.7 1.2 -1.2 0.6 -1.4 -1.0 1.4 0.3 0.0 3.8
2014 -0.2 2.1 -1.0 -1.5 0.4 0.3 -0.8 0.9 -0.2 -0.3 1.0 0.0 0.6
2013 2.6 0.8 0.7 0.2 1.3 -1.1 2.4 -0.6 1.2 2.0 1.0 1.3 12.3
2012 2.3 2.2 -0.6 -0.3 -2.9 0.4 0.9 0.6 1.3 0.7 0.6 0.8 6.2
2011 -0.4 -0.1 0.5 0.8 -0.9 -0.4 -0.3 -3.7 -2.4 2.2 -1.7 -0.6 -6.8
2010 -1.2 0.3 1.9 0.2 -3.1 -1.4 1.4 -0.5 3.3 1.4 -0.1 2.4 4.4
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  • Region Global
  • Currency Local Currency
  • Frequency Monthly Rebalancing
  • Methodology Equally Weighted
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Name Inception Date Sub-Strategy Geography AUM AMC Perf. Fee Hurdle Min Inv. Liquidity MTD YTD 2023 1W 1M 3M 6M 1Y 2Y 3Y ISIN Liquidity Domicile Inv. Adviser Portfolio Manager UN PRI Signatory Companywide ESG Policy SFDR ESG Data Integration Active Ownership ESG Exclusion List Return Consistency
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Aperture European Innovation Fund Dec 2019 Directional Europe £447m 0.30% 30% Yes 100,000 Daily 11.2 18.9 0.7 6.9 13.6 17.6 22.1 26.4 35.2 LU2077746936 Daily Luxembourg Aperture Investors Anis Lahlou Yes Yes Article 8 Yes Yes N/A 47 83 12 3 14
Ardevora Global Equity Fund Feb 2011 Directional Global £64m 0.50% 25% No 5,000 Daily 9.9 8.8 4.9 12.8 15.2 16.6 16.3 14.3 IE00B3QBT006 Daily Ireland Ardevora Asset Management LLP Ben Fitchew, Jeremy Lang, W... Yes No Article 8 No Yes N/A 13 32 21 5 13
Sycomore L/S Opportunities Oct 2004 Directional Europe £136m 1.00% 25% 4% Daily -2.8 4.6 -1.1 -2.1 -0.3 -1.3 -2.5 -8.2 -18.2 FR0010473991 Daily France Sycomore Asset Management Gilles Sitbon 16 7 13 8 8
Alken Fund Absolute Return Europe Jan 2011 Directional Europe £82m 1.50% 20% Yes 0 Daily 0.7 2.6 -0.3 2.5 2.2 2.4 -1.1 7.8 17.6 LU0572586674 Daily Luxembourg Alken Asset Management Nicolas Walewski Yes Article 8 81 85 24 30 54
Alkeon UCITS Jul 2011 Directional Global £32m 2.00% 20% 1,000,000 Weekly 12.1 23.1 0.0 7.2 15.1 12.9 22.7 -4.3 -31.2 IE00BGB6B277 Weekly Ireland Alkeon Capital Management, LLC Takis Sparaggis Article 6 3 1 22 0 0
Alliance Bernstein Select Absolute Alpha Portfolio Mar 2012 Directional US £492m 1.00% 20% 500,000 Daily 0.5 5.1 8.6 0.5 2.9 7.0 8.0 15.1 6.5 14.1 LU0736560284 Daily Luxembourg Alliance Bernstein Kurt Feuerman, Anthony Nappo Article 8 50 73 4 14 50
Allspring (Lux) Worldwide - Global Long/Short Equity Oct 2017 Directional Global £95m 0.75% 20% 1,000,000 Daily 4.3 3.6 0.2 2.1 6.6 9.4 11.5 8.1 17.2 LU1699723380 Daily Luxembourg Allspring Global Investments David Krider, Dennis Bein, ... Article 6 38 76 19 13 28
Ambienta X Alpha May 2020 Conservative Global £357m 1.50% 20% 500,000 Weekly 0.0 IE00BKM62655 Weekly Ireland Ambienta SGR Fabio Pecce 9 25 16 6 12
Amundi Sandler US Equity Fund Nov 2016 Conservative US £535m 1.40% 20% No 100,000 Daily 3.2 3.3 0.1 1.9 3.6 4.2 8.6 7.5 8.8 IE00BFZPZY37 Daily Ireland Sandler Capital Management Andrew Sandler Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes Yes 75 46 92 66 80
Antipodes Global Fund Jul 2017 Directional Global £158m 1.10% 20% Yes 1,000,000 Daily 0.6 10.0 -0.2 1.5 4.0 2.1 3.4 4.0 2.5 IE00BYPF2Y51 Daily Ireland Antipodes Global Investment... Jacob Mitchell Yes Yes Article 8 Yes Yes N/A 19 45 17 7 13
Ardtur European Focus Absolute Return Jan 2016 Directional Europe £68m 0.75% 20% No 1,000,000 Daily -2.6 7.1 -0.9 -1.6 -2.6 -1.6 -2.1 17.4 27.8 IE00BZ1J0335 Daily Ireland Odey Asset Management Oliver Kelton Yes Yes Article 6 No N/A N/A 85 95 84 82 70
Argonaut Absolute Return Feb 2009 Directional Europe £120m 0.75% 20% Yes 0 Daily 0.3 9.5 13.8 0.0 4.8 9.0 22.3 30.3 27.4 54.6 GB00B7MC0R90 Daily UK Argonaut Capital Partners Barry Norris No No Article 6 No N/A N/A 67 95 63 90 25
BDLCM Funds - Rempart Sep 2005 Directional Europe £38m 1.50% 20% 10,000,000 Weekly -0.2 5.2 -0.6 0.5 1.1 5.7 2.1 12.5 29.2 LU1321110816 Weekly Luxembourg BDL Capital Management Hughes Beuzelin, Bastien Be... 98 96 78 86 63
BlackRock Emerging Companies Absolute Return Oct 2018 Conservative UK £260m 1.00% 20% No 10,000,000 Daily 0.7 6.1 12.6 0.4 2.1 8.0 9.7 16.3 9.5 2.1 LU1861218136 Daily Luxembourg BlackRock Investment Manage... Dan Whitestone Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes Yes 17 22 24 10 5
BlackRock European Absolute Alpha Fund Mar 2009 Conservative Europe £355m 0.75% 20% No 100,000 Daily 0.1 6.5 6.1 0.3 3.7 7.0 11.5 13.4 13.9 20.2 GB00B4Y62T40 Daily UK BlackRock Investment Manage... Stefan Gries, Stephanie Bot... Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes Yes 47 53 46 37 39
BlackRock European Absolute Return Fund Feb 2009 Conservative Europe £793m 1.00% 20% No 5,000 Daily 0.3 7.0 4.3 0.4 3.9 7.4 11.6 12.2 10.4 17.3 LU0411704413 Daily Luxembourg BlackRock Investment Manage... Stefan Gries, Stephanie Bot... Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes Yes 55 52 77 60 66
BlackRock Global Equity Absolute Return Fund Dec 2018 Conservative Global £21m 1.00% 20% No 10,000,000 Daily 0.9 2.5 9.3 -0.2 1.3 4.2 5.3 10.6 8.7 -11.5 LU1908247643 Daily Luxembourg BlackRock Investment Manage... James Bristow, Gareth Williams Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes Yes 31 10 34 17 9
BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha Apr 2005 Conservative UK £128m 0.75% 20% No 100,000 Daily 0.1 1.1 5.5 0.1 0.3 1.6 3.6 6.5 12.1 16.0 GB00B11V7T69 Daily UK BlackRock Investment Manage... Nigel Ridge, Richard Wingfield Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes Yes 100 71 86 74 98
BlackRock UK Equity Absolute Return Aug 2016 Conservative UK £270m 0.75% 20% No 0 Daily 0.2 1.1 5.4 0.1 0.1 1.5 3.3 6.2 12.7 17.4 LU1430596426 Daily Luxembourg BlackRock Investment Manage... Nigel Ridge Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes Yes 99 77 80 75 98
BNP Paribas Environmental Absolute Return Thematic Equity (EARTH) Jul 2020 Directional Global £20m 0.75% 20% Daily -18.5 -18.4 1.6 -5.8 -12.0 -31.3 -37.5 -43.7 -63.1 LU2066067898 Daily Luxembourg BNP Paribas Asset Management Edward Lees, Ulrik Fugmann Article 8 6 0 44 0 1
Brilliance China Core Long Short Fund Apr 2018 Directional Asia £37m 2.00% 20% Weekly 0.0 IE00BDFK4D67 Weekly Ireland Brilliance Capital Management Brilliance Capital 4 1 94 67 2
Carmignac Portfolio Long Short European Equities Nov 2013 Conservative Europe £486m 0.85% 20% No 0 Daily 9.3 2.0 0.4 5.6 10.2 12.5 12.8 8.7 19.4 LU0992627454 Daily Luxembourg Carmignac Gestion Malte Heininger Yes Yes Article 8 Yes Yes N/A 57 67 90 83 62
ChinaAMC China Growth Fund Apr 2011 Directional Asia £5m 1.00% 20% None 500,000 Weekly 0.3 1.0 -11.0 -0.8 2.6 -0.3 -7.1 -9.6 -15.6 -17.5 LU0573366928 Weekly Luxembourg China Asset Management Ltd. Tian Gan 50 92 97 92 81
Coeli Renewable Opportunities Feb 2023 Directional Global £21m 1.00% 20% Daily -1.1 0.5 5.4 5.1 -1.5 1.1 LU2437561033 Daily Luxembourg Coeli Asset Management AB Joel Etzler, Vidar Kalvoy
Credit Suisse Small and Mid Cap Alpha Long/Short Jul 2010 Directional Europe £225m 1.80% 20% 3,000,000 Weekly -3.2 5.5 -0.2 -1.7 -1.7 -2.4 -2.8 -2.8 -8.9 LU0525285937 Weekly Luxembourg Credit Suisse Asset Managem... Felix Mayer, Jan Berg, Gian... Article 8 24 15 2 10 14
Eleva Absolute Return Europe Dec 2015 Conservative Europe £3.1b 1.00% 20% Yes 1,000,000 Daily 2.7 5.6 0.2 2.2 3.3 4.7 4.8 11.5 13.9 LU1331974276 Daily Luxembourg Eleva Capital LLP Eric Bendahan Article 8 Yes Yes 93 68 34 45 91
Ennismore European Smaller Companies Fund Jan 1999 Directional Europe £295m 2.00% 20% No 5,000 Daily -0.5 2.1 -0.6 -2.2 1.5 6.3 3.4 7.0 25.8 IE0004515239 Daily Ireland Ennismore Fund Management Tom Hearn, Christian Fiesse... No No Article 6 No Yes N/A 83 87 81 84 65
Ennismore Global Equity Fund Oct 2016 Directional Global £143m 2.00% 20% No 15,000 Daily 0.1 11.4 -1.9 -2.6 0.5 5.2 9.1 23.9 30.5 IE00BDB52S65 Daily Ireland Ennismore Fund Management Geoff Oldfield, Richard Stu... No No Article 6 No Yes N/A 76 92 72 75 55
Fiera OAKS Emerging and Frontier Opportunities Sep 2013 Directional Emerging Markets £143m 1.50% 20% 500,000 Weekly 6.6 19.7 0.6 1.9 9.1 6.8 21.8 16.2 41.3 IE00B95L3899 Weekly Ireland Fiera Capital Stefan Bottcher, Dominic Bo... Article 8 61 98 35 16 40
Finlabo Dynamic Emerging Markets May 2010 Directional Emerging Markets £5m 1.50% 20% 50,000 Daily 0.5 -5.2 -0.2 0.5 1.7 0.5 -5.4 -9.3 -4.3 LU0507282183 Daily Luxembourg Finlabo SIM Alessandro Guzzini, Anselmo... 26 44 85 47 28
Finlabo Dynamic Equity Jun 2008 Directional Europe £49m 1.50% 20% 50,000 Daily -1.6 -0.3 -0.2 -0.6 -1.0 -2.0 -6.5 -5.1 -0.2 LU0507282852 Daily Luxembourg Finlabo SIM Alessandro Guzzini, Anselmo... 35 58 79 53 54
Finlabo Dynamic US Equity May 2010 Directional US £4m 1.50% 20% 50,000 Daily -0.7 -14.7 0.5 0.4 0.9 -1.0 -13.7 -2.9 10.4 LU0507282423 Daily Luxembourg Finlabo SIM Alessandro Guzzini, Anselmo... 51 84 94 91 20
IAM Carrhae Capital UCITS Mar 2022 Conservative Emerging Markets £98m 1.50% 20% 1,000,000 Weekly -0.1 -2.9 -2.7 -0.4 -3.1 -3.2 -5.8 3.3 IE0005NN50H5 Weekly Ireland Carrhae Capital Ali Akay
Incline Global Long/Short Equity UCITS Dec 2015 Directional Global £6m 1.50% 20% No 1,000,000 Daily 5.1 31.1 0.4 3.8 9.1 6.1 23.3 7.7 -15.6 IE00BYSPZ763 Daily Ireland International Asset Managem... Jeff Lignelli Yes Yes Article 6 No N/A N/A 15 3 22 1 2
InRIS Parus Jul 2013 Directional Global £124m 1.65% 20% No 350,000 Daily 5.5 -6.6 -0.6 3.1 3.4 1.0 1.5 1.8 14.6 IE00BCBHZC00 Daily Ireland Parus Finance (UK) Limited Fabrice Vecchioli, Edouard ... Yes Yes Article 8 Yes Yes Yes 81 74 76 80 67
Janus Henderson Absolute Return Fund Apr 2009 Conservative UK £907m 1.00% 20% Yes 500,000 Daily 0.1 1.4 6.8 0.3 0.5 2.3 4.2 6.5 9.1 9.8 GB00B5KKCS68 Daily UK Janus Henderson Investors Ben Wallace, Luke Newman Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes N/A 71 56 18 48 78
Janus Henderson Absolute Return Fund (Lux) Mar 2005 Conservative UK £1.8b 1.00% 20% Yes 1,000,000 Daily 1.2 7.0 0.0 0.4 2.1 4.2 6.4 9.7 10.4 LU0200083342 Daily Luxembourg Janus Henderson Investors Ben Wallace, Luke Newman Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes N/A 80 59 20 51 83
Janus Henderson European Absolute Return Fund Jan 2009 Conservative Europe £26m 0.75% 20% Yes 3,000,000 Daily 0.1 2.8 7.3 0.1 2.9 4.1 8.3 7.0 13.6 13.5 GB00B3CPX375 Daily UK Janus Henderson Investors John Bennet, Robert Schramm... Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes N/A 63 74 30 38 53
Janus Henderson Horizon Pan European Absolute Return Fund Dec 2006 Conservative Europe £198m 1.00% 20% Yes 1,000,000 Daily 0.1 2.3 4.7 0.0 2.6 3.5 7.2 4.6 7.8 5.7 LU0264597617 Daily Luxembourg Janus Henderson Investors John Bennett, Robert Schram... Yes Yes Article 6 Yes Yes N/A 26 50 32 34 35
JMS AlphaCore One Apr 2008 Conservative Europe £176m 1.00% 20% 20,000 Weekly -0.2 9.9 0.4 0.2 4.8 5.4 5.7 6.6 IE00BF0W0N34 Weekly Ireland JMS Invest AG Jean-Marc Mueller, Michael ... Article 8 32 29 31 29 34
Jupiter UK Dynamic Equity Jul 2009 Directional UK £105m 1.00% 20% 100,000 Daily 0.8 1.4 -2.4 0.5 0.5 8.2 3.3 -2.3 -13.8 -26.9 IE00BLP59322 Daily Ireland Merian Global Investors Luke Kerr Article 6 1 2 20 1 0
Jupiter UK Specialist Equity Apr 2016 Conservative UK £28m 1.00% 20% 10,000 Daily -0.2 3.9 4.7 0.5 1.3 3.1 7.5 9.1 4.1 -2.2 IE00BYXJSC96 Daily Ireland Merian Global Investors Tim Service Article 6 29 14 63 57 30
Kairos ActivESG Nov 2019 Directional Europe £81m 1.00% 20% 3,000,000 Daily -0.6 14.3 -0.1 -1.0 2.0 4.8 6.1 7.3 1.4 LU2058904249 Daily Luxembourg Kairos Partners Riccardo Valeri, Massimilia... Article 9 23 30 24 20 26
Kairos European Long/Short Jun 2016 Directional Global £94m 1.50% 20% Daily 0.2 8.9 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 2.1 9.4 27.1 16.2 LU1420448380 Daily Luxembourg Kairos Partners Kairos Partners 60 80 43 38 33
Lazard European Alternative Oct 2015 Conservative Europe £329m 0.90% 20% Yes 1,000 Daily -1.1 -1.1 7.5 0.0 -0.6 2.8 3.2 3.6 10.0 12.5 IE00BYP5WD40 Daily Ireland Lazard Asset Management Léopold Arminjon & Nitin Arora Yes Yes Article 8 Yes N/A N/A 97 72 26 58 91
Liontrust GF European Strategic Equity Feb 2012 Directional Europe £95m 1.00% 20% 5,000,000 Daily 10.1 1.4 -0.2 4.7 9.2 12.3 11.7 24.5 65.7 IE00BLG2W007 Daily Ireland Liontrust Asset Management James Inglis-Jones, Samanth... Article 6 78 99 98 94 63
Liontrust GF Tortoise Fund Aug 2007 Directional Global £4m 1.00% 20% Yes 500,000 Daily 0.7 9.6 -0.1 0.8 2.0 3.9 2.2 20.0 31.3 IE00B3CQKZ16 Daily Ireland Majedie Asset Management Liontrust Yes Yes Article 6 No Yes N/A 88 98 82 90 61
Lumyna - MW TOPS UCITS Fund Mar 2009 Conservative Europe £1.9b 2.00% 20% 100,000 Weekly 2.9 4.7 0.0 1.8 4.0 6.6 7.4 17.2 23.0 LU2367650913 Weekly Ireland Marshall Wace LLP Anthony Clake 97 89 98 80 93
Lumyna - Proxy P Energy Transition UCITS Fund Apr 2022 Directional Global £22m 0.75% 20% 1,000,000 Daily -15.1 -12.1 3.4 1.4 -9.0 -17.7 -29.3 LU2420407590 Daily Luxembourg Proxy P Management AB Article 9
Lupus Alpha All Opportunities Fund (C) Jan 2008 Conservative Europe £69m 1.00% 20% Yes 500,000 Daily -6.1 9.6 -0.9 -1.4 -1.7 -3.4 -0.4 0.1 -0.9 LU0329425713 Daily Luxembourg Lupus alpha Asset Managemen... Franz Fuehrer No No Article 6 No N/A N/A 40 78 38 22 29
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