Seek uncorrelated returns
with liquid alternatives

Investing in liquid alternatives can help investors seek diversification and uncorrelated returns irrespective of the market environment.

What you need to know

The old rules of diversification are no longer working in the same fashion. In a context of rising yields and global interconnectivity shaking-up long-held relationships between asset classes, investors can look to liquid alternatives strategies for uncorrelated returns.

Correlations

Correlations
Correlations between asset classes have increased.

Market volatility

Market volatility
Short-lived periods of heightened market volatility are becoming more frequent.

Record lows

Record lows
Government bond yields and interest rates have been pushed down to record lows.

How can liquid alternatives help?

Liquid alternatives can offer investors risk/return characteristics that are different from traditional long-only equity or fixed income strategies. Incorporating alternatives strategies within a balanced portfolio may reduce overall exposure to market movements by focusing on idiosyncratic sources of return.

Explore incorporating liquid alternatives
into your portfolio

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BSF Americas Diversified Equity Absolute Return Fund

The BGF Americas Diversified Equity Absolute Return Fund is a market neutral, absolute return long-short equity fund that provides exposure to the Americas powered by a big-data driven investment approach and a team with over 20 years of experience and $9bn in assets in absolute return strategies.

BSF Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund

BSF Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund is a comprehensive multi-manager portfolio of diverse, high-quality investment strategies offering privileged access to select hedge fund managers and seeking to deliver uncorrelated returns to primary markets. It is powered by 92 dedicated investment professionals and led by an investment committee with an average 25 years’ industry experience.

BSF Style Advantage Fund

The BSF Style Advantage Fund represents BlackRock’s best thinking in applying style factors to target diversifying returns and navigating challenging market environments. Its long/short implementation allows the 25 person-strong team to pair long investments in high value with short positions in low value, maximizing the return potential while eliminating most market risk.

Why BSF Americas Diversified Equity Absolute Return Fund?
Absolute return investing
Invests through an absolute return approach across the American continent under the UCITs framework.
Big data driven approach
Harnesses the power of the ever-growing data universe to take advantage of market idiosyncrasies.
Diversification benefits
Provides significant diversification as
a result of low correlation with traditional asset classes.
Why BSF Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund?
Uncorrelated returns
Source of consistent, uncorrelated returns across market cycles, helping to improve the risk/reward balance of a portfolio.
Access to hedge fund strategies
Provides access to unique global hedge fund strategies in a UCITS framework.
Rigorous due diligence
Driven by rigorous manager due diligence and risk monitoring.
Why BSF Style Advantage Fund?
Absolute return investing
Aims to deliver absolute returns by targeting four style factors: value, carry, momentum, and defensive.
Instant diversification
Enables diversification by investing in style factors that exhibit a low correlation to one another.
Cost efficiency
Minimizes transaction costs and is optimized to implement each style exposure through a clearly defined, transparent process.

Resources and education for liquid alternative strategies

Learn more about BSF Americas Diversified Equity Absolute Return Fund and liquid alternatives strategies through these relevant resources.

Resources and education for liquid alternative strategies

Learn more about BSF Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund and liquid alternatives strategies through these relevant resources.

Resources and education for liquid alternative strategies

Learn more about BSF Style Advantage Fund and liquid alternatives strategies through these relevant resources.