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The Case for Geographically Unconstrained Strategies

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The diversification benefits of adding international equity exposure to a domestic portfolio are fading, given heightened correlations between regional equity indices. But global strategies may provide better diversification and, in the case of skilled managers, higher returns.

By virtue of being geographically unconstrained, global managers may benefit from an expanding opportunity set worldwide, greater performance dispersion between individual stocks, and the flexibility to invest in the strongest companies, regardless of domicile. In fact, top-quartile global managers have had a better alpha-generation track record—in both magnitude and consistency—than their international and domestic peers over the last three, five and 10 years.

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