Global Defensive Equity* Strategy
The Global Defensive Equity Strategy was recognized a winner in the Global Core Equity category at the U.S. Investment Management Awards. Award selection is based on factors such as 1-, 3-, and 5-year performance, Sharpe ratio, information ratio, standard deviation and upside capture.
The Global Defensive Equity Strategy seeks a balance in managing risk and growth opportunities. The team weighs risk aware portfolio construction against stock selection considerations, aiming for a low risk portfolio with reasonable valuations and exposures to stocks that can offer robust free cash flow generation, high quality balance sheets and improving sentiment.
This website provides summary information regarding the Strategy. It should be read in conjunction with the Strategy's Disclosure Document, which is available from SSGA. The Strategy Disclosure Document contains important information about the Strategy, including a description of a number of risks.
* Prior to October 1, 2016 the strategy was named Global Managed Volatility Alpha.