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CC&L Q Global Equity Market Neutral

Investment Objective

  • The investment objective is to provide a return between 6% and 10% with a target volatility between 6% and 10% per annum over a market cycle and to provide returns that have a low correlation with the equity markets.


  • Diversified equity market neutral portfolio managed within a proprietary quantitative return, risk and portfolio construction framework
  • Fully integrated global model employing systematic evaluation of countries, industries and stocks using a broad array of fundamental indicators
  • Universe covering approximately 14,000 stocks spanning 47 countries including 24 emerging markets

Investment Philosophy

  • A portfolio of companies exhibiting steady growth and attractive valuations is expected to deliver strong investment returns over the long term
  • The investment process must be rigorous, objective and applied with consistency and discipline
  • Research must be driven by a strong synergistic relationship between three key elements: investment fundamentals, quantitative theory and empirical evidence

Investment Process

  • Continuous quantitative evaluation of fundamentals across stocks, industries and countries
  • Proprietary return forecasts assess investment fundamentals and the opportunities created when these fundamental change
  • Proprietary risk model assesses systematic influences and stock-specific characteristics and events
  • Portfolio construction seeks to optimize risk and return with consideration of transaction costs
  • Daily evaluation and portfolio rebalancing ensures portfolios respond to new fundamental and pricing information on a timely basis
  • Strict position limits

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