Merian Global Equity Absolute Return Fund R GBP Hedged Acc

Merian Global Equity Absolute Return Fund R GBP Hedged Acc
Merian Global Investors (Europe) Limited
Open Ended Investment Company
Targeted Absolute Return
0.89 %
3 Year Sharpe
0 %
Not Benchmarked
The objective of Merian Global Equity Absolute Return Fund is capital appreciation while closely controlling risk. In addition, Merian Global Equity Absolute Return Fund intends to deliver absolute returns that have a low correlation with equity and bond markets.
Holding %
United States Treasury Bills 0% 16.69 %
United States Treasury Bills 4.45 %
ASM International NV 1.30 %
China Life Insurance Co Ltd Class H 1.28 %
Power Assets Holdings Ltd 1.21 %
Country Garden Services Holdings Co Ltd 1.21 %
Ageas SA/ NV 1.18 %
Anhui Conch Cement Co Ltd Class H 1.16 %
Qualcomm Inc 1.11 %
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 1.11 %
Region %
United States 27.95 %
Asia - Emerging 17.88 %
Eurozone 17.20 %
Europe - ex Euro 12.73 %
Australasia 9.35 %
Japan 9.31 %
Sector %
Financial Services 17.88 %
Healthcare 16.97 %
Industrials 12.97 %
Technology 10.35 %
Consumer Cyclical 10.19 %
Utilities 7.38 %
Basic materials 6.70 %
Consumer Defensive 5.67 %
Communication Services 5.28 %
Merian Global Investors (Europe) Limited
Dublin, Ireland
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company


Ian Heslop
Joined 06/30/2009

Ian joined Merian in 2000 and is head of global equities. He manages a range of hedge and retail funds and segregated mandates, including market neutral and long only funds. Ian boasts more than 20 years of investment experience and the team has won numerous awards for its funds. Prior to joining the business, Ian was a UK quantitative fund manager at Barclays Global Investors. He holds an MA in chemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in medicinal chemistry, University of Edinburgh. He is an associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

Amadeo Alentorn
Joined 06/30/2009

Amadeo joined Merian in 2005 and is a fund manager and head of research in the global equity team. Prior to joining the business he developed simulation models for systemic and liquidity risk for the Financial Stability Group at the Bank of England, and worked as a software developer for CAD systems and for robotic applications. He holds a BEng in robotics from the University of Plymouth, an MSc in computer science, and a PhD in computational finance from the University of Essex. He is a CFA charterholder.

Mike Servent
Joined 06/30/2009

Mike joined Merian in 2004 and co-manages a range of funds within the global equity team. He joined from Barra International where he was a senior consultant specialising in the implementation of multi asset-class risk systems. Prior to this he spent five years with COR Risk Solutions, which developed the optimisation, back-testing and modelling software currently used by the global equity team. Mike has an MA in physics from the University of Oxford.

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