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L1 Capital uses a combination of discretionary and quantitative methods to identify securities with the potential to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns. The discretionary element of the investment process entails regular meetings with company management and other stakeholders as well as frequent reading and analysis of annual reports and other relevant publications and communications. The quantitative element of the investment process makes use of bottom-up research to maintain financial models such as the Discounted Cashflow model (DCF) which is used as a means of assessing the intrinsic value of a given security.
Stocks with the best combination of qualitative factors and valuation upside are used as the basis for portfolio construction. The process is iterative and as business trends, industry structure, management quality or valuation changes, stock weights are adjusted accordingly.
The L1 Capital Long Short Fund has a track record of 7 years and 4 months and has consistently outperformed the ASX 200 Total Return Index since inception in September 2014, providing investors with a return of 22.62%, compared with the index's return of 8.2% over the same time period.
On a calendar basis the fund has had 1 negative annual return in the 7 years and 4 months since its inception. Its largest drawdown was -39.11% lasting 2 years and 9 months, occurring between February 2018 and November 2020 when the index fell by a maximum of -26.75%.
The Manager has delivered higher returns but with higher volatility than the index, resulting in a Sharpe ratio which has fallen below 1 four times and currently sits at 1.03 since inception. The fund has provided positive monthly returns 79% of the time in rising markets, and 63% of the time when the market was negative, contributing to an up capture ratio since inception of 94% and a down capture ratio of 7%.