Long/short strategies are managed by a dedicated investment team. The team is supported by the knowledge, capabilities and expertise of the overall firm’s global research and portfolio management effort. Acadian's experienced and diverse investment team oversees a single core process that produces all portfolios and is not specific to any one strategy and is comprised of four main groups: Portfolio Management, Research, Portfolio Construction and Trading, and Data Management. The Global Leveraged Market Neutral strategy’s dedicated portfolio managers collaborate with these groups to deliver process enhancements, focused on the unique attributes of long-short strategies in the areas of return generation, risk management and portfolio construction. This team also directs operational activities of the strategy.