Liquid Alternatives: AQR Launches A Diversifying Strategies Mutual Fund That Will Invest in Six Alt Funds
Investors can gain exposure to liquid alternatives with attractive risk-adjusted returns.
AQR Capital Management, LLC announced Monday the launch of its AQR Diversifying Strategies Fund. This mutual fund invests in a portfolio of AQR’s six alternative mutual funds. Intended as a supplement to an investor’s traditional stock and bond portfolio, the Fund provides exposure to liquid alternatives with attractive long-term risk-adjusted returns. (hedgeweek)
The fund offers diversified exposure to a range of alternative strategies and return sources.
AQR Diversifying Strategies Fund – the underlying mutual funds
The underlying mutual funds that will comprise the portfolio are:
- Multi-Asset Fund
- Equity Market Neutral Fund
- Global Macro Fund
- Managed Futures Strategy HV Fund
- Style Premia Alternative Fund
- Diversified Arbitrage Fund
These investments are less correlated to the traditional stock and bond markets, making them suitable for various market scenarios.
“We developed this Fund to help investors effectively meet the challenge of building an alternatives allocation, which can be a critical piece of a more stable portfolio,” said David Kabiller, Co-Founder. “By providing access to a diversified range of alternatives strategies, geographies, and asset classes in one comprehensive vehicle, we believe the Fund offers our clients a valuable way to further their long-term investing goals.”
“We aim to thoughtfully design the portfolio to provide diversified, systematic exposure to alternative return sources, with meticulous portfolio construction, risk management, and trading to seek additional value for our clients,” said Ashwin Thapar, Principal at AQR.
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