GLG US Absolute Alpha Strategy employs a disciplined, long-short approach to investing in liquid US equities. The strategy has been traded successfully for over 15+ years and is managed by a seasoned portfolio management team who have worked together for 14+ years. The team employ a disciplined investment process that focuses on three key areas when assessing stocks: investment cycles, change themes and secular winners/losers. The strategy takes a pragmatic approach to risk management and highly active exposure management is a key principal of the team’s approach to preserving capital. Lastly, the short book is for alpha generation not for hedging.