Experience the edge.

The alternatives edge

USD 10 B*
Alternatives assets
managed firmwide
10 +
Years track record managing
alternative investments
10
Number of alternative
investment approaches

* as at 31 March 2020

Platform

We offer a range of alternative investments, from long/short equity and credit to global multi-strategy and private equity, as well as custom solutions

 
Multi-Asset
Absolute Return
Fixed Income
Private Equity
Real Assets
Private Equity
We are an established investor in private assets, including pre-IPO private equity approaches.
Real Assets
We have experience managing exposure to real assets including commodity strategies and equity strategies that invest in securities of physical assets.
Hedged Equity
Multi-Asset
Absolute Return Fixed Income
Private Equity
We are an established investor in private assets, including pre-IPO private equity approaches.
Real Assets
We have experience managing exposure to real assets including commodity strategies and equity strategies that invest in securities of physical assets.

Research

Research is a respected career path — not a stepping-stone — giving clients access to what we believe is the most experienced research team in the market.

 
Rethinking growth and where long/short directional strategies fit in
With allocators looking for opportunities to recalibrate their growth exposures, Multi-Asset Strategist Cara Lafond shares her “best fit” criteria for long/short directional strategies and explains why the financial sector appears to check all the boxes.
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July 2021
Rethinking growth and where long/short directional strategies fit in
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Mid-2021 Investment Outlook
As you look ahead to the second half of 2021, thought leaders from across our investment platform share their views on pressing questions.
Archived insights remain available on the site. Please consider the publish date while reading these older insights.
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July 2021
Mid-2021 Investment Outlook
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<em>Future Themes —</em><br> Tomorrow’s world today
For over 40 years, at each new business cycle, Wellington investors have been presented with a challenge: Look past current headlines to find structural trendlines that will shape markets, society, and the economy in the next five to 10 years.
Archived insights remain available on the site. Please consider the publish date while reading these older insights.
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May 2021
Future Themes —
Tomorrow's world today
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<p style="font-size: 13px; margin:7px 0;">FUTURE THEMES | SYSTEMS</p>Evaluating cryptocurrencies as an asset class
We explore cryptoassets’ potential as an asset class as the topic dominates the headlines.
Archived insights remain available on the site. Please consider the publish date while reading these older insights.
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May 2021

FUTURE THEMES | SYSTEMS

Evaluating cryptocurrencies as an asset class
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Decarbonisation and the future of energy sector investing
As the transition to a lower-carbon world plays out, there will be winners and there will be losers across the energy sector. Global Industry Analyst and Portfolio Manager Eugene Khmelnik looks at what will drive these outcomes and the potential advantages of a long/short investment approach in an evolving energy universe.
Archived insights remain available on the site. Please consider the publish date while reading these older insights.
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May 2021
Decarbonisation and the future of energy sector investing
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<p style="font-size: 13px; margin:7px 0;">FUTURE THEMES | SYSTEMS</p>Central bank digital currencies: debunking five common myths
We discuss how disruptive central bank digital currencies are likely to be and dispel some commonly held CBDC myths.
Archived insights remain available on the site. Please consider the publish date while reading these older insights.
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April 2021

FUTURE THEMES | SYSTEMS

Central bank digital currencies: debunking five common myths
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<em>ESG insights for private companies —</em><br>Diversity, equity and inclusion: FAQ
We answer some of our private portfolio companies’ most frequently asked questions on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Archived insights remain available on the site. Please consider the publish date while reading these older insights.
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April 2021
ESG insights for private companies —
Diversity, equity and inclusion: FAQ
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Bridging the gap in credit portfolios with a long/short strategy
Amid massive changes in the credit market and growing demand for fixed income diversification, the authors explain why long/short credit strategies could help round out a portfolio of traditional and private credit investments.
Archived insights remain available on the site. Please consider the publish date while reading these older insights.
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March 2021
Bridging the gap in credit portfolios with a long/short strategy
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People

Meet some of the dedicated members of our experienced alternatives team.
Mark Sullivan headshot
Mark Sullivan headshot

Mark Sullivan, CFA

Head of Alternatives and Portfolio Manager

 

As the head of Alternatives, Mark is responsible for driving the long-term investment performance of the firm’s liquid alternative strategies. He is also the team leader for our Global Macro Team.

 

Michael Carmen, CFA

Co-Head of Private Investments and Portfolio Manager

 

Michael is the team leader for our late-stage growth investment strategies. In addition, he helps to oversee the firm’s private investment business.

 

Shanna O’Reilly

Co-Head of Private Investments

 

As co-head of Private Investments, Shanna helps to lead the expansion and oversight of the firm’s private investment business. She previously served as the chief operating officer of Wellington Alternative Investments.

 

Scale

As one of the world’s largest independent investment managers, our scale and resources make us a preferred partner to our clients.

 
  • 1928 Wellington Management
    establishes the first
    balanced fund in the US.
    which is still running today.

  • 1994 We offer our first
    long/short strategy

  • 2006 We establish our first global
    macro approach. Our Alternatives business
    reaches USD 20 B.

  • 2012 We launch our multi-strategy
    and quantitative equity
    long/short approaches.

  • 2013 We include alternative risk
    premia strategies into our
    multi-asset approaches.

  • 2014 Our suite expands into the
    world of private equity.
    We also launch our first
    credit long/short approach.

  • 2017 Successful close of
    our second private
    equity fund

  • NOW Wellington Management
    today is one of the world's
    foremost managers in
    alternative investments.