MONEY MASTERS

Winton: Global Alpha Fund

Andy Grimes. head of Australia Winton

The Macquarie Winton Global Alpha Fund (offered via the Macquarie Professional Series) aims to identify momentum signals in the market combined with seasonality and relative value signals to build a well-diversified portfolio. This Money Masters course with Andy Grimes will explore how the investment team manages risks and what kind of investors are best suited to the Winton Global Alpha Fund.

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What you'll learn /

The Winton Global Alpha Fund (offered via Macquarie Professional Series) masterclass with Andrew Grimes will give you insights into:

 

How the Winton Global Alpha Fund can help to diversify an investor’s portfolio
How the investment team manages risks
What kinds of investors are best suited to the Winton Global Alpha Fund
The signals the fund utilises to identify investment opportunities

About the expert /

Andy Grimes /

head of Australia Winton


Andrew is the Head of Australia for Winton and is part of the investment solutions team. His role is to address the requirements of institutions, industry funds and family offices within Australia. Andrew’s previous experience includes the head of institutional business for Platinum Asset Management, a senior asset consultant for Towers Watson in Australia, Schroders Investment Management as a UK Equity Fund Manager, and as a consultant for McKinsey and Co.

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Outline of the course /

Snapshot

Andrew Grimes is the Head of Australia for Winton and is part of the investment solutions team. His role is to address the requirements of institutions, industry funds and family offices within Australia. Andrew’s previous experience includes the head of institutional business for Platinum Asset Management, a senior asset consultant for Towers Watson in Australia, Schroders Investment Management as a UK Equity Fund Manager, and as a consultant for McKinsey and Co. He holds a BA (Hons) in Material Science and Economics from Oxford University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, USA and is a CIMA graduate.

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01.
OVERVIEW

Fund philosophy

The Winton Global Alpha Fund seeks to identify momentum signals in the market to build a well-diversified portfolio.

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Competitive advantage

A highly experienced team, scientific research techniques and carefully researched investment rules not influenced by human bias sets the Winton Global Alpha Fund apart.

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03.

Fund objectives

As an alternatives manager, the Winton Global Alpha Fund seeks to provide returns uncorrelated to traditional asset classes.

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The team

The team behind the Winton Global Alpha Fund includes scientists from some of the world’s leading universities.

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05.
STRUCTURE AND OBJECTIVES

Unique aspects of the fund

The Winton Global Alpha Fund applies a scientific approach to investing and aims to have a low correlation to traditional assets such as equities.

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How we invest money

The Winton Global Alpha Fund invests in a range of futures markets across bonds, global currencies, equity indices and commodities.

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BEST SUITED FOR

The ideal investor

Investors are typically attracted to the Winton Global Alpha Fund for potential for consistent returns that are uncorrelated to traditional investments such as equities.

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Risks and returns

A three part strategy is behind the Winton Global Alpha Fund’s approach to risks.

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Test yourself /