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.
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.
Micro-Cap Stocks: An Overlooked Alternative to Private Equity
Among public equities, actively managed micro-cap value strategies have traditionally served as a destination for investors seeking attractive risk-adjusted returns. When looking at long-term performance, however, historic trends suggest that micro-cap stocks may actually be better compared to private equity investments.
Certain Costs, Uncertain Benefits: The Case Against Hedging Currency Exposure
One of the key decisions that U.S. managers of international stock portfolios face is whether to actively manage currency risk. Those who opt to hedge—typically through derivatives, such as foreign currency forwards—convert the value of shares from the local currencies of overseas markets back to U.S. dollars.
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.
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.