Arkansas State Police Retirement System

Arkansas State Police Retirement System

Arkansas State Police Retirement System

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AQR Capital Management employs a global, multi-asset research process. They offer a variety of products ranging from aggressive high volatility market-neutral hedge funds to low volatility benchmark-driven traditional products. Investment decisions are made using a series of proprietary global asset allocation, arbitrage and security selection models and are implemented using proprietary trading and risk management systems.

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From a top-down perspective, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) focuses on positioning funds to capitalize on market opportunities through focused research and allocation of resources. From a bottom-up perspective, the firm seeks to build deep relationships with underlying hedge fund managers that are strengthened by their investment professionals' relevant experience in the financial markets, as well as the Blackstone network in other alternative asset classes.Their funds' strategies generally allocate capital to a diversified group of portfolio (i.e., hedge fund) managers that invest or trade in a wide variety of securities and other instruments, including, but not limited to, equities and fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, futures contracts, options and other derivative instruments, all of which may be listed or unlisted, rated or unrated, distressed or publicly or privately issued. BAAM Funds also may invest in separate managed accounts with underlying managers. In general, BAAM offers 3 types of products: (1) commingled funds (2) customized funds (3) advisory clients.BAAM employs various types of investment strategies including broadly diversified and strategy focused. Their strategy focuses strategies include: (1) equity: fundamental, opportunistic trading, top down, private equity and quantitative long/short (2) credit: opportunistic, relative value, mortgages and structured/asset back securities (3) corporate distressed (4) leveraged loans (5) event-driven (5) direct origination (6) reinsurance (7) hedging (8) managed futures (9) commodities (10) interest rates and (11) emerging markets.

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Stephens Investment Management Group We are pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees of Professionally Managed Portfolios has approved a plan of reorganization whereby the Stephens Small Cap Growth Fund and Stephens Mid Cap Growth Fund will reorganize into the American Beacon Family of Funds. The new fund names will be the American Beacon Stephens Small Cap Growth Fund and the American Beacon Stephens Mid Cap Growth Fund. The new Funds are designed to be substantially similar from an investment perspective as their predecessors. Stephens Investment Management Group, LLC (“SIMG”), will continue to manage the day-to-day portfolio as the sub-adviser to the American Beacon Funds. By engaging SIMG as a sub-adviser, American Beacon Advisers will be able to provide shareholders continuity of the portfolio management team that has been responsible for the Stephens Funds’ performance records since the inception of each of the Funds. The portfolio managers of SIMG who are primarily responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management of each of the Stephens Funds will remain the same

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