Fundamental active equity (FAE)

Why BlackRock for fundamental active equity?

Our fundamental active equity investment strategies leverage BlackRock’s resources in efforts to meet client demands for higher alpha and outcome-oriented strategies. Each of our fundamental strategies focuses on company-specific research that’s driven by human insight and enhanced by innovative technologies.

Diverse and truly active
Diverse and truly active
Evolving markets and client needs mean that we continue to evolve our products so that they continue to function as intended and serve client objectives.
Autonomous teams equipped with robust information
Autonomous teams equipped with robust information
Our fundamental active equity teams operate autonomously while still being underpinned by the strength, resources and insights of BlackRock.
Corporate engagement
Corporate engagement
We are actively committed to defending the interests of our clients through regular, robust engagement with the companies in which we invest.

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Fundamental active strategies

Fundamental active equity has over 170 investment professionals across 14 investment hubs1 with its investment strategies broadly split between four main product types. These include:

  • Core alpha strategies: Traditional actively managed benchmarked-linked strategies that may help provide clients with core holdings in global, regional and single country equity markets.
  • High conviction alpha strategies: For clients who seek higher levels of outperformance and are comfortable with more volatile returns.
  • Outcome oriented strategies: Offer clients potential solutions to their specific needs, such as equity income.
  • Sector and strategy specialties: Deep expertise in specific industries or market segments in seeking to target specific return streams or exposures.

1Source: BlackRock, as of June 30, 2018


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