Blackrock multi strategy hedge advantage liquidating trust

01-Oct-2017 07:43

WHO WE ARE Black Rock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment manager in the world, helping millions of people and the world’s biggest institutions and governments reach their investing goals.

The Fund aims to achieve a positive absolute return through a combination of capital growth and income on your investment regardless of market conditions over the targeted investment horizon which means, in the context of this Fund, a 24-36 month period on a rolling basis.

A Black Rock survey in December 2013 of 87 of the world’s largest institutional investors representing over USD6 trillion of investable assets found that 28 per cent of respondents said they intended to increase allocations to hedge funds in 2014.

Heinen says: “For many clients trying to manage funding levels and capital ratios, there is no alternative to ‘alternatives’ because they can’t rely on just fixed income or equities.

All financial investments involve an element of risk.

Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

The fund arrives at a time when new European financial regulations such as AIFMD and Solvency II, coupled with historically high prices in equities and fixed income markets, are encouraging pension funds and insurers to seek ‘onshore’ alternative sources of investments returns.

Derivatives may be used substantially for complex investment strategies.

The Black Rock Style Advantage Fund seeks to achieve an absolute return for investors regardless of market movements over the longer term.

In order to achieve the investment objective and policy, the Fund will use quantitative (i.e.

Many clients want diversified exposure to funds that add alpha and provide a different set of returns to equities and bonds, and this liquid multi-strategy fund will give them access to a range of alternative investment strategies in a cost-efficient and dynamic way.” The fund uses five underlying alpha-seeking strategies across equities, fixed income and global macro categories, and will be managed by Black Rock's multi-asset strategies team.

The underlying strategies will focus on relative value trading approaches and enable the fund to target positive returns in a range of market conditions with a lower risk profile than many traditional ‘long-only’ funds.

Derivatives may be used substantially for complex investment strategies.The Black Rock Style Advantage Fund seeks to achieve an absolute return for investors regardless of market movements over the longer term.In order to achieve the investment objective and policy, the Fund will use quantitative (i.e.Many clients want diversified exposure to funds that add alpha and provide a different set of returns to equities and bonds, and this liquid multi-strategy fund will give them access to a range of alternative investment strategies in a cost-efficient and dynamic way.” The fund uses five underlying alpha-seeking strategies across equities, fixed income and global macro categories, and will be managed by Black Rock's multi-asset strategies team.The underlying strategies will focus on relative value trading approaches and enable the fund to target positive returns in a range of market conditions with a lower risk profile than many traditional ‘long-only’ funds.We think it is also a huge benefit giving investors a high level of transparency into the portfolio,” Heinen says.