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Acadian’s systematic investment strategies bring together talented investors, data-driven innovation, and analytical clarity to deliver results for our clients.

Investment Strategies


We manage both equity strategies intended to deliver active returns and alternative strategies designed to deliver absolute, uncorrelated returns.  Our sustainable investing capabilities are integrated throughout all strategies and provide a platform for both client-specific solutions and innovative engagement.
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Acadian’s equity strategies apply the insights from over 30 years of systematic investing experience combined with the power of data to deliver results for our clients.

About our Equity Strategies
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Acadian’s systematic macro investment capabilities are designed to generate absolute returns uncorrelated with major asset classes and regardless of market conditions.

About our Macro Strategies
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Managed Volatility

Acadian’s managed volatility portfolios seek to deliver active returns and lower volatility based on both the mispricing of risk and stock fundamentals.

About our Managed Volatility Strategies

Markets are inefficient, but they aren't easy to beat. I believe our three decades of experience, our team of more than a hundred thoughtful investors, and our research-first culture focused on continuous improvement are the keys to our edge.

Ryan Taliaferro Senior Vice President, Director, Equity Strategies
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Data-Based Decisions

Our continuous research-based improvements start with economic intuition and follows a data-dependent and empirically rigorous path.  Clients can point to solid evidence and precise attribution to understand our decisions and performance.

Erol Ahmed

Responsible Investing

Integration, construction, and engagement

ESG is a lens we can apply across any of our strategies, with the foundational belief that responsible investing is a core component of traditional investing, as well-governed, sustainable businesses have the potential to generate strong results over time