The aim of the GLG Alpha Select Fund is to generate absolute returns from long and short investments, primarily in the UK equity markets. A market neutral approach aims to have a low correlation to equity markets and other long/short hedge funds. GLG Alpha Select Fund typically has a large cap bias with concentrated positions. These are diversified across both sectors and duration in terms of investment ideas. Single stock options are employed to exploit and hedge return characteristics of event-driven and consensus trades. Index options are also used to optimize the portfolio's risk and reward profile. It targets absolute returns with a reduced market correlation. AUM reflects the aggregate of the various share classes and is denominated in USD.