Eight sector analysts with limited experience managing money are responsible for running sleeves of Boston Partners Long/Short Research, putting it in less-experienced hands. It also lacks a disciplined approach to portfolio construction, which drives a Morningstar Analyst Rating downgrade to Neutral.
Will BPIRX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable BPIRX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the BPIRX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of BPIRX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.