Andrew Swan joins Man GLG as Head of Asia (ex-Japan) Equities  

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Man GLG, the discretionary investment management engine of Man Group, has announced that Andrew Swan will join the firm as Head of Asia (ex-Japan) Equities. With more than 25 years’ experience investing in Asian and emerging markets equities, Andrew will initially be responsible for managing a concentrated Long Only Asia (ex-Japan) equity strategy. He will […]

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Man Group’s flagship Alpha fund attracts rating upgrade

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Man Group’s flagship Man AHL Alpha fund has received a ‘Recommended’ rating from research house Lonsec, recognising the fund’s strong performance over the past two years of operation in the region. A ‘Recommended’ rating indicates that Lonsec has strong conviction the financial product can generate risk adjusted returns in line with relevant objectives and that it considers the financial […]

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Man Group launches proprietary ESG analytics tool

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Man Group, the global active investment management firm, has announced the launch of Man Group ESG Analytics, a proprietary, dashboard-style tool enabling the firm’s investment teams to monitor non-financial risks and analyse environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across single issuers, portfolios and indices. The tool, which further enhances Man Group’s responsible investment (‘RI’) capabilities, […]

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Man Group launches systematic Australian equity strategy

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Man Group, the active investment management firm, has announced the launch of a new investment strategy focused on the Australian equities market, Man Numeric’s Australia Core strategy. The quantitative, bottom-up stock selection strategy operates a systematic and disciplined process, seeking to identify attractive Australian stocks. Man Numeric’s Australia Core strategy applies a combination of proprietary […]

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Man Group elevates to the group level its status as a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment

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Man Group, the active investment management firm, has announced that it has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Two of Man Group’s investment businesses, discretionary manager Man GLG and systematic equity manager Man Numeric, have been signatories to the PRI since 2012 and 2014, respectively. The firm is now […]

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Man Group announces strategic partnership with Grant Samuel Funds Management

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Man Group yesterday announces a strategic partnership agreement with Grant Samuel Funds Management (GSFM), positioning Man Group and GSFM to offer new investment products to retail investors in Australia and New Zealand. GSFM will additionally become primarily responsible for retail distribution of Man Group’s flagship Man AHL Alpha (AUD) fund. The partnership will leverage Man […]

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Man Group names Steven Desmyter Head of Responsible Investment

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Man Group yesterday announced the appointment of Steven Desmyter as Head of Responsible Investment and Chair of Man Group’s Responsible Investment Committee. This position recognises his instrumental role in developing and driving forward the firm’s responsible investment capabilities, in support of clients’ needs. Steven, who is member of Man Group’s Executive Committee and Head of Sales […]

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It’s time to play defence with real estate investments: Man GPM

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Investors should now be focused on defensive strategies within their property portfolios as the overall real estate market environment may be primed for correction, says Man Global Private Markets (Man GPM). Man GPM, launched in 2017, is the private markets business of global active investment management firm Man Group. Man GPM focuses on assets within […]

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Man GLG appoints Head of Machine Learning

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Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group plc, announces that William Ferreira has joined the firm as its Head of Machine Learning. In this newly-created role, William will be responsible for developing Man GLG’s machine learning capabilities, providing the firm’s portfolio managers with tools and techniques through which to support their analysis […]

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Man AHL’s educational videos demystify quantitative investing

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Man AHL has launched ‘AHL Explains – Series 2’, a video series which aims to help financial advisers and their clients better understand key concepts in futures trend following. The five newly launched videos build on the topics covered in the initial AHL Explains video series launched last year and cover Breakout Trading, Limit Order […]

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