Merian Global Equity Absolute Return Fund R GBP Hedged Acc

Name
Merian Global Equity Absolute Return Fund R GBP Hedged Acc
Manager
Merian Global Investors (Europe) Limited
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
IE00BLP5S809
Sector
Targeted Absolute Return
Launched
30/06/2009
OCF
0.87 %
3 Year Sharpe
-0.53
Yield
0 %
Benchmark
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% 2.86 %
United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.86 %
United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.86 %
United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.86 %
United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.04 %
United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.04 %
United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.04 %
Intuit Inc 1.41 %
Novo Nordisk A/S B 1.32 %
W.W. Grainger Inc 1.25 %
Region %
United States 48.88 %
Europe - ex Euro 14.18 %
Eurozone 13.64 %
Asia - Emerging 8.76 %
Japan 7.57 %
Sector %
Technology 21.56 %
Healthcare 20.54 %
Financial Services 14.72 %
Consumer Cyclical 11.11 %
Industrials 8.68 %
Basic materials 7.71 %
Consumer Defensive 5.85 %
Real Estate 5.29 %
Name
Merian Global Investors (Europe) Limited
Address
Dublin, Ireland
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

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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