AQR Delphi Long-Short Equity Strategy

Systematically focused on stocks with lower statistical and fundamental risk

As quantitative investors, we look for a systematic way to create consistent and repeatable returns.

Using proprietary investment research to identify stocks across global, developed large and small cap equity markets, the strategy aims to outperform global equity markets while providing a highly diversifying source of returns.

To achieve this, we strive to buy the stocks of companies with lower sensitivity to market moves and with high quality businesses. When choosing these stocks, we also consider their price relative to fundamentals to try and avoid overpaying for “expensive” companies. We tend to short stocks with the opposite characteristics – those that have a higher sensitivity to market moves and represent lower quality businesses.

This combination of long/short investing results in a defensive approach, making the Sustainable Delphi Long-Short Equity Strategy unique in that it is uncorrelated to the most commonly held exposures of existing equity managers.

We look for stocks that exhibit three characteristics: low statistical risk (low beta), low fundamental risk (quality) and value:

Investment Pillars

There is significant empirical evidence that higher statistical risk can lead to lower risk adjusted returns.  

U.S. Equities (Betting Against Beta)

January 1926 - December 2018

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Umbrella Fund:
The Fund is a sub-fund of AQR UCITS Funds, a Luxembourg based UCITS of which the management company is FundRock Management Company S.A.

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Past performance does not guarantee future results.

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