Concentrated Alpha Equities

Concentrated Alpha Equities combines high active share with an integrated ESG approach to provide investors with a 'truly active' solution.

Why Concentrated Alpha Equities?

  • Investment boutique with an independent decision making process, leveraging all resources of UBS Asset Management
  • Lean and nimble team with access to extensive internal and external resources
  • Flexible and benchmark agnostic approach resulting in strong risk-adjusted returns in varying market environments 
  • Focus on high active share since inception 
  • ESG as an integral part of the investment process

Our approach

We seek to invest in the best risk vs. reward stocks that not only offer attractive upside but limited downside risk.

Our differentiated "3-circle" process combines fundamental, quantitative and qualitative information sources, which are mutually independent and uncorrelated.

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Your needs, our solutions

With over 15 years of experience in stock picking, the team has grown its client base and assets, ranging across long only and long/short equities in both the Global and European space.

Global Equity Concentrated Alpha

An actively managed strategy based on an unconstrained portfolio of stocks globally. 

Nicole Lim discusses the team's profile, investment philosophy and process.

Q3 Market Review

Hear why Nicole Lim, Concentrated Alpha Equity Specialist, and her team believe that the tech sector still offers attractive opportunities even after the strong rally to-date.

Q4 Outlook

Max Anderl, Head of Concentrated Alpha Equity, explains what to expect in the coming quarter and drivers of volatility, including the upcoming US Presidential election.

European Opportunity Unconstrained

An actively managed strategy based on an unconstrained portfolio of long and short positions, allow us to take advantage of declining stock prices.

Nicole Lim discusses the team's profile, investment philosophy and process.

Q3 Market Review

Nicole Lim, Concentrated Alpha Equity Specialist, talks about how European equity markets have developed and how to be best positioned for the remainder of 2020.

Q4 Outlook

Hear Head of Concentrated Alpha Equity Max Anderl’s views on what the Brexit uncertainty and impact of the resurgence of COVID restrictions mean for markets.

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Our team

Investment team

The team is headed by lead portfolio manager Max Anderl, who is supported by deputy portfolio manager Jeremy Leung and Equity Specialist Nicole Lim. The structure of our team and the clear split in responsibilities allows us to react quickly and effectively to new opportunities that arise in the market. At the same time, we have access to a diverse and reliable set of resources internally and externally.

Max Anderl, CFA

Lead Portfolio Manager
(New stocks and portfolio construction)

Years of industry experience: 20
Years with UBS: 19

Jeremy Leung, CFA

Deputy Portfolio Manager
(Reviews existing holdings)

Years of industry experience: 14
Years with UBS: 12

Nicole Lim, CFA

Equity Specialist
(Reviews existing holdings and ESG)

Years of industry experience: 6
Years with UBS: 6

Leveraging the full global resources of UBS Asset Management

  • Equity analysts and portfolio managers 
  • Equity specialists and client support functions
  • Centralized trading desks around the globe
  • IT and operational portfolio management
  • Dedicated ESG resources 
  • Independent risk monitoring
  • Legal and Compliance
  • 3000+ individuals globally