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O'Connor Dynamic investing, controlled risk

O'Connor is a multi-strategy hedge fund manager within UBS Asset Management. Our approach is firmly rooted in relative value investing and state-of-the-art risk management capabilities.

O'Connor

Delivering the best of our capabilities to you

  • Dedicated absolute return investment management through our global long/short equities, credit long/short, merger arbitrage and convertible securities 
  • Fundamentally-driven investment processes that are supplemented with sophisticated quantitative decision support and risk management tools 
  • Multi-stage risk control process developed through a pioneering approach to quantitative risk management. Risk metrics are tailored to each individual strategy
  • Innovation – an offering which seeks to evolve continuously with the ever changing global markets, aiming to provide attractive hedge fund opportunities

Bringing our expertise to you

Agility in constantly changing markets

We are able to shift capital and risk dynamically across strategies to seek to exploit investment opportunity sets we see in the market for you.

Focus on risk management

We believe we offer you state-of-the-art risk management capabilities, born out of a strong risk-focused culture.

Diversity across regions

Expertise - over 70 investment professionals with broad expertise across asset classes and capital markets.


Finding the answers you need – our investment approach

Diversified strategies

  • We combine our strategies with the goal of creating a diverse stream of returns relatively uncorrelated to major asset classes
  • By shifting capital and risk dynamically across strategies we look to exploit investment opportunity sets that we see in the market

Value investing with risk control

  • Our approach is, and always has been, rooted in relative value investing and state-of-the-art risk management capabilities, through which we strive to provide investors with attractive, risk-adjusted absolute return potential

Collaboration across teams

  • We foster collaboration across our teams based in New York, Chicago, London, Hong Kong and Singapore, with the goal of raising our collective intelligence. We seek to strengthen those teams by recruiting and retaining the best people from inside the industry and out.