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Dec 15 2005 | 5:00pm ET
UBS Global Asset Management has launched a U.S. equity alpha fund as a core equity substitute that relaxes the long-only constraint, the firm announced on Monday.
The US Equity Alpha Strategy uses a long-term fundamental approach to identifying shorting opportunities and will seek to outperform the Russell 1000 Index by 3-5% per year, gross fees.
The strategy will invest in 75-125 companies and will seek to add alpha by taking an average of 30% in short positions balanced by 130% on average in long positions while maintaining a 100% overall market exposure.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…