Active long biased equity is core to meeting client goals

Andrew Clifford  |  Platinum Asset Management  |  26 August 2021  |  0.50 CE

Active long biased, long short equity is optimal for meeting client goals. It combines equity market beta with absolute return thinking, stock picking skill, and flexible exposure. Market neutral investors forgo desirable long-term beta; long only investors forgo flexibility; behavioural biases risk passive investors panicking in bear markets and locking in losses. Investors should view long biased, long short equity as a core solution, dedicating a meaningful slice of portfolios to this strategy, rather than being constrained by traditional equity/deb...

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