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The Alternatives edge

Experience the edge.

USD 32.1 B*

Alternatives assets managed firmwide

25+ years

Track record managing alternative investments

937

Number of alternative investment approaches

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Head of Alternatives Mark Sullivan explains how he’s preparing Wellington’s alternatives platform, more than 25 years in the making, for investors’ changing needs — leveraging proprietary research, global scale, and investments in talent and technology.

The alternatives edge

We help clients tap into a wide variety of return streams to pursue their return-seeking and risk-mitigation goals. How?

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People

Our portfolio managers are highly specialized and performance-driven. And they stay with us, putting their savvy and skill to work for clients.

 

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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.

 

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Research

Find the latest market insights and thought leadership from our alternative investment professionals.

People

Meet some of the dedicated members of our experienced alternatives team.

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Mark Sullivan

, CFA, CMT

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.
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Michael Carmen, CFA

Co-head, Private Investments
Michael is the team leader for our late-stage growth investment strategies. In addition, he helps to oversee the firm’s private investment business.
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Shanna O'Reilly

Co-head, 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.

Platform

See the breadth of styles, sectors, and strategies in our alternative investment platform.

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Hedged Equity

Regional and thematic long/short listed equity approaches.

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Absolute Return Fixed Income

Fixed income and currency approaches with an absolute return style.

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Multi-Asset

Investments across asset classes with an absolute return approach.

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Real Assets

Approaches that invest in physical assets, including commodities.

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Private Equity

Investing in the equity of unquoted companies.

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All figures as of 31 December 2021. *Please note that all alternatives assets are also included in the assets of the Equity, Fixed Income, and Multi-Asset asset-class categories.