AHL Partners LLP Profile
AHL Partners LLP is a specialist investment management firm based out of London. The company was originally founded in 1987 and has grown from its inception to now operate with o121 total investment professionals and 92 researchers. The firm operates as a subsidiary of Man PLC. AHL Partners focuses on a systematic and measured methodology, believing that “no data-set, market or model is out of bounds” and constantly looking for “systematic trading opportunities across the globe.” The company utilizes a two stage process to test its ideas, first trying the strategies through a long period simulation and then trading the idea on paper live. AHL Partners focuses on technology to enable its quantitative trading, utilizing a “common programming language and unified codebase to promote collaborative and stimulating working practices.” AHL Partners currently manages over $26.1 billion in total assets under management spread across 75 total accounts, all of which are discretionary. Both of the company’s total number of accounts and total assets under management have grown in recent years with its total managed assets increasing from $7.8 billion just a year ago to well over three times that amount today. AHL Partners invests most heavily in the information technology sector, which alone makes up over a third of its total asset allocations and also invests in the health care, finance, consumer staples, industrials, and consumer discretionary sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company holds its allocations an average of 3.55 quarters and, in the most recent quarter, has had a turnover rate of approximately 39%. AHL Partners mainly caters to pooled investment vehicles, which makes up the large majority of its client base, and also provides services to investment companies. The company takes advisory fees in the form of a percentage of assets and various performance based fees.