• Pioneer in systematic trading for over 30 years
  • 100% systematic alternative and long only strategies
  • Institutionally orientated
  • Unique collaboration with University of Oxford
  • Member of Man Group plc with headquarters in London


  • 1987 Founded





Information as at 31 March 2017

People, Freedom and Collaboration

We are not academic theorists; we are practical scientists using our skills to hunt for alpha. We don’t view markets through a traditional finance lens. We look for alpha without constraints. We are collaborative and transparent.


AHL Explains

The AHL Explains video series has been created to explain key concepts in futures trend following. Narrated by Man AHL's Chief Scientist, Dr. Anthony Ledford, the intention of these short videos is to bring each concept to life by focusing on principles rather than detail.

Science Based Research

We believe that the best way to extract value from leading minds is to encourage a thoughtful exchange of ideas in an open environment.

Using data from 1996 to 2014, we investigate misconceptions regarding the performance of discretionary and systematic hedge funds.

Campbell Harvey, Sandy Rattray, Otto van Hemert

Dr. Anthony Ledford, Chief Scientist at Man AHL, elaborates on the topic of Machine Learning at Man AHL.

Anthony Ledford

We study trend-following strategies and show how they exhibit crisis-alpha properties for equities as well as for bonds.

Carl Hamill, Sandy Rattray, Otto van Hemert

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