MS Ascend UCITS

Overview

Fund Strategy Equity Long / Short
Fund Geography US
Investment Advisor Ascend Capital LLC
Portfolio Manager Malcolm Fairbairn
Fund Currency USD
Fund AUM $107.8m
Fund AUM (GBP) £80m
Fund AUM as of 13 August 2018
Fund Inception 13 May 2011
Fund Indices AH Equity Long / Short UCITS Index
Sub Index - Equity Long / Short Conservative

Fund Objective

The fund runs an opportunistic U.S. focused long/short equity strategy, leveraging Ascend Capital LLC's team of sector specialists, combining its rigorous bottom-up analysis to its extensive proprietary fundamental processes to provide diversification across multiple industries. The strategy seeks to maximize gain and minimize volatility over a long time horizon, while performing well in both rising and falling markets through the generation of alpha on both longs and shorts.

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