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The Promise and Peril of Long-Short Equity Funds

Portfolio managers from PIMCO, Diamond Hill, and Boston Partners show their differences in approach and emphasize sizing a short position to mitigate risk.

This analyst blog is part of our coverage of the 2016 Morningstar Investment Conference. 

In a panel discussion at the Morningstar Investment Conference, portfolio managers from Diamond Hill, PIMCO, and Boston Partners discussed the varying approaches and struggles in managing long-short equity strategies, as well as their team's process in finding stock to short and how they mitigate against the inevitable risks of shorting.