Numeric is an established institutional asset manager who employs a disciplined, systematic investment process which seeks to maximize alpha for their clients.
Irving, TX (PRWEB) November 01, 2016
American Beacon Advisors, Inc. (“American Beacon”), a leading provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, launched today the American Beacon Numeric Integrated Alpha Fund (Institutional: NIAIX, Investor: NIAPX).
“Numeric is an established institutional asset manager who employs a disciplined, systematic investment process which seeks to maximize alpha for their clients,” Gene L. Needles, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Beacon, said. “I am also pleased to continue our relationship with Man Group with our third product launch since 2014.”
The American Beacon Numeric Integrated Alpha Fund strives to achieve its investment objective primarily by implementing fundamental, research-based strategies using quantitative signals to identify long and short positions in equity and equity-related securities in global markets. The Fund has additional flexibility to blend in strategies based on market direction and opportunistic events in global markets, seeking to enhance returns and reduce portfolio volatility.
The Fund’s sub-advisor, Numeric Investors, LLC (“Man Numeric”) is an institutional investment manager based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm manages assets for global clients, including corporate and public pension plans, foundations, endowments and sovereign funds. Founded in 1989 and acquired by Man in 2014, the firm has remained committed and focused on its efforts to consistently outperform benchmarks to deliver excess returns over the long term for clients. Strategies range from long-only, active-extension and market-neutral equities across geographic regions, investment styles and capitalization strata. The firm’s long-standing commitment to carefully managing capacity has enabled it to focus on seeking to maximize alpha for clients.
About American Beacon Advisors
Established in 1986, American Beacon Advisors, Inc. is a leading provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets. American Beacon Advisors serves defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, foundations, endowments, corporations and other institutional investors, as well as retail clients. The firm also provides corporate cash management and fixed-income separate account management.
American Beacon Advisors manages the American Beacon Funds, a series of competitively priced mutual funds. The Funds employ a “manager of managers” investment style and currently include international and domestic equity, alternative investments, fixed-income and money market funds. As of September 30, 2016, American Beacon Advisors had $51.8 billion in assets under management. For more information, go to http://www.americanbeaconadvisors.com or follow on Twitter via @AmBeacon.
About Man Group
Man Group is one of the world’s largest independent alternative investment companies, and a leader in liquid investment strategies. Across its four investment managers (Man AHL, Man FRM, Man GLG and Man Numeric), Man Group affiliated investment managers have diverse hedge fund strategies and long only products across equity, credit, managed futures, convertibles, emerging markets and multi-manager solutions. As of September 30, 2016, Man Group affiliated managers had $80.7 billion in funds under management.
Man Group also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes. Further information can be found at http://www.man.com.
You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and additional information regarding the Fund. To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus please contact your financial advisor, call 800.967.9009 or visit americanbeaconfunds.com. The prospectus and summary prospectus should be read carefully before investing.
Important Information: All investing involves risk including the possible loss of principal. The Fund’s strategy of investing in a variety of long/short strategies entails certain risks including that the sub-advisor’s judgments about allocation between such strategies may not perform to expectations resulting in the Fund’s underperformance or even losses versus other similar funds. Short sales involve special risks, including greater reliance on the sub-advisor’s ability to accurately anticipate the future value of a security or instrument; the Fund’s losses are potentially unlimited in a short sale. Investing in derivative instruments involves liquidity, credit, interest rate and market risks and in some cases the addition of financial leverage, which can magnify these risks. Investing in foreign and emerging market securities may involve heightened risk due to currency fluctuations and economic and political risks. Because the Fund may invest in fewer issuers than a more diversified portfolio, the fluctuating value of a single holding may have a greater effect on the value of the Fund. The Fund may have high portfolio turnover risk, which could increase the Fund’s transaction costs and possibly have a negative impact on performance. Investing in small- or mid-capitalization stocks may involve greater volatility and lower liquidity than larger company stocks. Please see the prospectus for a complete discussion of the Fund’s risks. There can be no assurances that the investment objectives of this Fund will be met.
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American Beacon is a registered service mark of American Beacon Advisors, Inc. American Beacon Funds and American Beacon Numeric Integrated Alpha Fund are service marks of American Beacon Advisors, Inc.