Our monthly CPD-accredited article examines long/short investing, a strategy that allows an investment manager to act with true conviction.

The opportunity to take both long and short positions provides an investment manager with a greater degree of diversification and allows for more active decision making. This flexibility allows the portfolio to more accurately reflect the outcomes of the underlying investment process where the manager is really adding value.

Whether it’s this flexibility or the stage of the market cycle, there has been a surge of flows into domestic and global equity long/short funds over the past year.

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