October 9, 2017

Boston Partners’ Mark Donovan Published in Fund Strategy

In September, Mark Donovan, co-chief executive officer and lead portfolio manager for Boston Partners’ Large Cap Value portfolios, authored a contributed article that appeared in Fund Strategy, a U.K.-based publication that caters to investment intermediaries. The article discusses the persistence of value strategies over time, even amid an era that has been defined by an accommodative monetary policy and inflated market valuations.
September 26, 2017

Boston Partners’ Paul Korngiebel Published in Pensions & Investments

In September, Paul Korngiebel, lead portfolio manager on the Emerging Markets Long/Short Equity strategy, published a bylined article in Pensions & Investments, which highlights the value of a long/short strategy in the emerging markets. The article, “Emerging Markets Without the Volatility” explains why a long/short strategy in the emerging markets could be attractive to investors who otherwise could not handle the volatility of traditional, long-only emerging markets exposure.
January 27, 2017

Boston Partners’ Daniel Farren Published in P&I

In January, Boston Partners’ Daniel Farren published a contributed article in Pensions & Investments that highlights why diversification, borne out of rigorous analysis and high conviction, can yield returns in line with far more concentrated portfolios, though with lower risk and reduced volatility.
August 9, 2016

Performance of Boston Partners long/short strategy highlighted, Jay Feeney quoted, in Financial Advisor magazine article on Liquid Alts

Joseph (Jay) Feeney, Boston Partners Co-CEO and CIO, discussed the firm’s long/short strategy in a Financial Advisor article looking at liquid alternative funds. Feeney noted that Boston Partners has employed a long/short strategy since the late 1990s, years before liquid alts were considered a category.
April 28, 2016

Boston Partners’ Chris Hart Receives Morningstar European Fund Manager of the Year Award

BOSTON, April 28, 2016 — Boston Partners, a premier provider of value equity investment products, today announced that Morningstar has named Senior Portfolio Manager Chris Hart as Fund Manager of the Year: Global Equity, for his management of the Robeco Boston Partners Global Premium Equities fund.
March 29, 2016

Boston Partners Long/Short Equity Fund Wins 2016 Lipper Fund Award

BOSTON, March 29, 2016 — Boston Partners, a premier provider of value equity investment products, today announced that the Boston Partners Long/Short Equity Fund, Institutional, has been named a Lipper Fund Awards 2016 winner in the category of Alternative Long/Short Equity Funds for the 10-year period ending November 30, 2015.
October 16, 2015

P&I Features Portfolio Manager Todd Hawthorne of Boston Partners Redwood strategy

Todd Hawthorne, the Lead Portfolio Manager of Boston Partners’ Redwood strategy, in an article published by Pensions & Investments, discussed the recent re-introduction of volatility to the U.S. equities market, highlighting that while market fluctuations can wreak havoc on asset allocations, portfolio managers have at their disposal strategies that feed off of and benefit from the growing perception of risk.
February 24, 2015

P&I Features Article from Boston Partners’ Chris Hart

Boston Partners equity portfolio manager Christopher Hart provided commentary to Pensions & Investments through a contributed article that was published in the second week of February. The Article, “Europe Ripe for Active Strategies,” explored the appealing opportunity set that is developing for value-focused investors in the UK and Continental Europe.
April 1, 2015

Boston Partners Long/Short Equity Fund Wins 2015 Lipper Fund Award

BOSTON, April 1, 2015 — Boston Partners, a premier provider of value equity investment products, today announced that the Boston Partners Long/Short Equity Fund was recognized at the Lipper Fund Awards in the category for best Alternative Long/Short Equity Fund, Institutional Shares, for the 10-year period, ending November 30, 2014.
February 24, 2015

Duilio Ramallo and Boston Partners All-Cap Value Fund Profiled in Barron’s

In early February, Barron’s profiled Boston Partners Portfolio Manager Duilio Ramallo and the Boston Partners All-Cap Value Fund. The article, “Steering Clear of the Bumps,” highlighted how Duilio and the investment team apply Boston Partners’ three-circle approach — seeking cheap stocks, solid fundamentals and positive business momentum — to provide an analytical edge while avoiding value traps.
January 26, 2015

Morningstar Names Boston Partners Long/Short Equity as 2014 U.S. Alternatives Fund Manager of the Year

BOSTON-­‐-­‐(BUSINESS WIRE)-­‐-­‐Boston Partners, a premier provider of value equity investment products, today announced that Morningstar has named Senior Portfolio Manager Robert Jones, and the investment team of Boston Partners Long/Short Equity (Ticker: BPLSX and BPLEX) as the 2014 U.S. Alternatives Fund Manager of the Year.
October 7, 2014

Disciplined Value International Fund

BOSTON, October 7, 2014—John Hancock Investments has launched John Hancock Disciplined Value International Fund (Class A share ticker: JDIBX; Class I: JDVIX), the firm announced today. The Fund is managed by a team of portfolio managers at Boston Partners, a division of Robeco Investment Management.
September 30, 2014

Boston Partners Awarded Jackson National Mandate

(Boston, September 30, 2014) Boston Partners, a premier provider of value equity investment products, today announced it has received a $320 million mandate from Jackson National Life Insurance Company (“Jackson®”) for the new JNL/Boston Partners Global Long Short Equity Fund (the “Fund”). Jackson, a leading provider of retirement solutions, has made the Fund available on its Elite Access® variable annuity investment platform.
February 18, 2014

Boston Partners Launches Global Long/Short Fund

Boston Partners, introduced the Boston Partners Global Long/Short Fund (BGLSX) in early January. The new Fund has a similar investment process to the Boston Partners Long/Short Research Fund (BPIRX/BPRRX) with a wider global opportunity set. Managed by Jay Feeney, Christopher Hart and Josh Jones, who also manage the Boston Partners Global and International Equity funds (BPGIX and BPQIX), the Global Long/Short Fund will have least 40% invested in undervalued international stocks.
May 30, 2013

Kerry James Named Head Of Institutional Distribution

May 30, 2013 Boston, MA Robeco Investment Management announced today that Kerry James has been named Head of Institutional Distribution effective June 1. She will be based in Boston and be responsible for institutional sales, consultant relations, relationship management and marketing services. Ms. James will be assuming the responsibilities of Paul Healey, who has announced that he is retiring at the end of June.
January 3, 2012

Robeco Boston Partners Launches Two New Mutual Funds: Global And International Equity Funds

January 3, 2012 Boston, MA Robeco Investment Management announced today that it has launched two new mutual funds, the Robeco Boston Partners Global Equity Fund (BPGRX) and the Robeco Boston Partners International Equity Fund (BPQRX).
July 12, 2010

John Hancock Launches Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund

BOSTON, July 12, 2010 – John Hancock Funds has completed the adoption of the Robeco Boston Partners Mid Cap Value Fund and has launched it as the newly established John Hancock Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund (JVMAX).
January 12, 2009

John Hancock Funds Launches Disciplined Value Fund

BOSTON, January 12, 2009 – John Hancock Funds has completed the adoption of the Robeco Boston Partners Large Cap Value Fund and has launched it as the newly established John Hancock Disciplined Value Fund (JVLAX).