Active Asset Allocation Strategies
BMACS is a centre of excellence for asset allocation and portfolio management. In addition to passive solutions management, we offer a variety of active asset allocation strategies that seek to dynamically position portfolios for growth and diversification. Our strategies fall into two broad groupings:
- Absolute return: These strategies aim to generate high risk-adjusted returns regardless of the market environment. These include pure alpha strategies that combine active BlackRock products and leverage manager skill, as well as strategies that use a blend of active and market exposures to deliver on total return objectives.
- Relative return: Investment strategies that draw on our expertise in tactical asset allocation and seek to outperform multi-asset policy benchmarks. These are highly customized strategies that can accommodate a variety of client-specified benchmarks, guidelines and restrictions.
Absolute Return Strategies
|Multi-asset "optimal beta" - Seeks to provide equity-like returns with lower volatility using a better balance of rewarded risks than traditional asset allocation.|
|Diversified alternatives - Seeks to maximize absolute returns by investing across a variety of model-driven, active trading strategies with low correlations to traditional asset classes.|
|Multi-strategy hedge funds - Offers the best of BlackRock hedge fund alpha, diversified across multiple strategy types and managed dynamically to seek consistent returns.|
|Hedged equity "portable alpha" - Seeks to provide a liquid, diversified and unlevered source of alpha by investing across a set of BlackRock, active long-only equity strategies while hedging underlying market exposures to the desired index.|
|Relative Return Strategies||Global multi-asset tactical - Flexible total portfolio solutions that seek to deliver customized market exposures and consistent outperformance. These strategies use high-quality, top-down asset allocation insights that leverage the best ideas from across the organization.|
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