RAM AI launches global equities long/short strategy

RAM Active Investments has launched its RAM (Lux) Systematic Funds – Long/Short Global Equities fund as a daily-dealing UCITS funds available in United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, Finland, Austria, France, Luxembourg, Sweden and Norway.

The fund will be managed by Maxime Botti, Thomas de Saint-Seine and Emmanuel Hauptmann, pictured L-R above, senior equity fund managers and founding partners, who have run the firm’s systematic equity strategies since 2007.

Botti will be taking part in International Investment‘s sister title InvestmentEurope‘s upcoming Nordic Summit Stockholm 2017, being hosted in the Swedish capital at the Grand Hotel on 14-15 March. Click here for further details: http://www.investmenteurope.net/events/maxime-botti-of-ram-active-investments-attends-nordic-summit/

The new fund’s strategy will look to capture market inefficiencies across the developed markets’ universe of more than 6,000 stocks through a quantitative model-driven fundamental and behavioral based stock selection process, the company said.

The aim is to produce consistent risk-adjusted returns with a diversified portfolio of more than 800 stocks at a given time with no correlation to the underlying market – defined as the MSCI World index.

RAM AI has some US$776m in AUM in existing beta-neutral long/short strategies as of 31 December 2016.

Thomas de Saint-Seine said: “The RAM Long/Short Global strategy will focus purely on stock selection, with the objective of delivering strong, risk-adjusted returns, independent of equity markets evolution. In an environment of increased uncertainty and market volatility, stock selection requires a disciplined approach. Our beta neutral and actively-managed strategy mitigates against market exposure and downside risk.”

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