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Strategy Research: Equity Long Short

With approximately 150 active funds, Equity Long/Short is the largest alternative UCITS sector (26% of total funds). In the context of multi-year high valuations and elevated volatility, we believe that this universe presents investors with a wide array of credible options which can complement traditional long-only equity allocations.

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Updated 15 days ago

Third Party UCITS Platforms - 2021 Update

The Third Party UCITS Platform space continues to evolve rapidly and we have seen a range of interesting developments within the space. Platforms continue to play an important role in the Alternative UCITS space with total assets now over $36.9bn across 120 funds, with over 20% of all alternative UCITS funds sitting on platforms.

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Funds AUM
Equity Long / Short 151 25%
Multi Strategy 88 15%
Credit 87 15%
Macro 65 11%
Market Neutral 61 10%
Multi Asset 39 7%
Managed Futures 39 7%
Event Driven 38 6%
Volatility Arbitrage 16 3%
Commodities 5 1%
FX 4 1%
Multi Asset £40.1b 18%
Equity Long / Short £38.1b 17%
Credit £37.8b 17%
Macro £35.9b 16%
Multi Strategy £28.0b 13%
Market Neutral £14.8b 7%
Event Driven £14.6b 7%
Managed Futures £6.5b 3%
Volatility Arbitrage £5.7b 3%
FX £936m 0%
Commodities £458m 0%

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